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January 6, 2014

Companies, families hop on the cargo bike bandwagon to go greener and get fitter

By PHUONG LE
Associated Press

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Companies are using bikes to deliver beer around Portland, collect recycling in Cambridge, Mass., or pick up dirty laundry in Philadelphia.

One fisherman uses a bike to deliver hundreds of pounds of salmon to local markets. A mom who regularly shuttles her two kids around town once tried to haul a twin mattress home. And some companies are using the bikes to deliver beer kegs or pick up recycling.


 
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