“Being able to travel by bicycle somehow makes a giant metro area seem more friendly and relaxed. And, I agree could be a factor in attracting and retaining talented people”

Now here is a few good links that is a good read, I know that when you have good share of cycling in your city. And the part of making your city a friendly and relaxed place it just what the doctor ordered :)

Link : http://www.treehugger.com/files/2007/11/does_bicycle_fr.php
Link : http://blog.davewrites.com/index.php?p=160&more=1&c=1&tb=1&pb=1
Link : http://allaboutcities.ca/bikes-boston-and-attracting-talent/