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February 20, 2014
Purpose Podcast with Ted Sarvata

Franklin Jones recently sat down with Ted Sarvata to discuss all things B-line. Listen here and enjoy!

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December 31, 2013
A Rider's Exit and Experience

The New Year is often a time for reflection on what has come to pass in the previous. This past year was just as eventful as any at B-Line; with press from Time magazine as well as an article in the New York Times SundayEdition, lots of fresh faces, additional delivery partnerships and continued growth. Working for B-Line has […]

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October 22, 2013
Franklin Jones on The Sprocket Podcast Part II

Back for round two Franklin joins the guys, Brock and Aaron, over at the Sprocket Podcast to chat about B-line being featured in the NY Times and in a Time Magazine article. They also discuss touring the world by bike. This conversation can't be missed so click here to listen to Episode 154 of The Sprocket Podcast.

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July 9, 2013
Franklin Jones talks recent news, operations and future endeavors for B-line

     What a pleasure it is to have B-line gain international attention! I am humbled by the interest and support of news outlets like The New York Times and TIME Magazine as well as from our own community of friends and family.  This recognition points to how far we have come and the exciting opportunities that lie ahead. […]

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July 2, 2012
What The Heck is Grassmilk, and Why Should You Care?

At B-line, we see ourselves as much more than simply an emissions free cargo carrier. We are a connector of people, businesses, and community with food often being the common denominator. From producer to seller, and seller to those in need, we are an integral part of food finding its best use, across the urban […]

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March 9, 2012
Can Freight Bikes Replace Trucks??

Sweet news!  We were recently featured on OPB's Ecotrope blog! What's Ecotrope? Well, the Ecotrope blog explores the current state of Northwest landscape and delves into the complex science and policy debates shaping its future. They investigate the federal, state and local laws governing energy use, fish and wildlife species, air, water, land and agriculture. They […]

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December 5, 2011
Franklin Jones on The Sprocket Podcast

Cue it up... Franklin joins the conversation at 21min 30sec! Originally broadcast on December 4th, 2011 on The Sprocket. From the article: We discuss the difference between a courier service and established route delivery, their delivery radius, Dave’s Killer Bread, working for David Evans & Associates, B-Line’s beginnings and the Boston-based company (MetroPed) that helped inspire it, […]

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October 20, 2011
A Whole New World: The Life of a B-Line Rider

We all know the feeling, the endless day to day grind of working, and the slow decent from the “new job” high to the less exciting realization that work can’t always be the magical dream you had hoped for after college. This feeling affects us all, no matter how wonderful the work we are doing. […]

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August 9, 2011
A Day in the Life of the Grand Central Bakery Route

In recent months Grand Central Bakery decided to partner with B-line to deliver their late bake afternoon route.  This is their third bread bake of the day, which means the restaurants and their customers get the freshest artisan bread possible. Another plus is it takes one of their delivers vans off the road. So not […]

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July 3, 2011
Transitions

Transitions June 2011 was a month full of transition for B-Line. For those of you who interact with our team in the real world it may have seemed like a new rider was delivering your goods every time your door opened! Steve Rowe and Roberto Casanueva moved on from B-Line to pursue interests and opportunities […]

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