MAYOR NUTTER ANNOUNCES TEAM TO DELIVER CITY’S NEW BIKE SHARE SYSTEM
April 25, 2014 Leave a comment
Mayor Michael A. Nutter and Deputy Mayor for Transportation and Utilities Rina Cutler announced an industry leading team will plan, install and operate Philadelphia’s new bike share system. After a highly competitive process, the City selected Bicycle Transit Systems to plan and operate the system, and B-cycle to provide the bicycles, stations, and technology platform.
“Philadelphia has brought together a dream team to launch and operate a world class bike share system. We will launch bike share in Spring 2015 with a 60 station, 600 bike system in Center City, University City, North Philly, West Philly, South Philly and the Navy Yard, and Philadelphia will be the first City to launch B-cycle’s newly designed stations,” said Mayor Nutter. “Building on the City’s Shared Prosperity plan, our bike share system will launch service in neighborhoods beyond the business district, specifically seeking to provide a convenient, affordable transportation option in low income…
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