Here’s an Unusual Commuter “Perk”

We’ve heard about tax credits, employee perks and other benefits of commuting here in the U.S., but in Berlin, one business has come up with a novel discount for bike commuters and public-transportation users:

A Berlin brothel has come up with a novel way to negate the impact of the global economic crisis and target a new group of customers at the same time — offering a discount to patrons who arrive on bicycles…Customers who arrive on bicycle or who can prove they took public transportation get a 5-euro ($7) discount from the usual 70-euro ($100) fee for 45 minute sessions, [business owner Thomas] Goetz told Reuters. He said the environmentally friendly offer was working.

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Bicycle commuter since 1989, bicycle enthusiast for 30+ years. I am a Bookmobile/Books By Mail librarian at a large library system and the proud father of two wonderful boys.