Tomorrow, some of us at FHL will celebrate Bike Month NYC and National Bike to Work Day by riding in to the office.
For now, it looks like the rain won't start until 10 or 11 AM tomorrow, so hopefully we can get to work dry - fingers crossed!
As a (still relatively) new employee at Friends of the High Line, I've been impressed at the number of people in the office who ride their bikes or walk to work, to meetings, and to our events throughout the city. Robert, Josh, Katie, Danya, and Patrick have inspired me to at least think about making the 8 mile trek from Washington Heights down through the many sections of the Hudson River Park to our new office on West 20th Street.
FHL staff rides to work from nearby (Chelsea) and kind-of-far (Brooklyn), and in their spare time, too. Meredith and Peter ride on weekends, and Katie's done longer cycling events, like the Ride to Montauk.
FHL is going green in other ways, too. We recently switched to a recycled paper stock, we're working on an office composting program, and we used green materials like FLOR's recycled carpeting squares to build out our new office space.