MAYOR NUTTER ANNOUNCES INDEPENDENCE BLUE CROSS AS SPONSOR FOR PHILADELPHIA’S BIKE SHARE SYSTEM, INDEGO

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Philadelphia, February 11, 2015 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced that Independence Blue Cross will serve as the title sponsor for Philadelphia’s bike share system, called Indego, which when it opens later this year will be a fleet of 600 professionally maintained and easy to ride bicycles and the network of more than 60 bicycle docking stations across the City.  In addition to the $3 million capital investment by the City of Philadelphia and more than $4.5 million in state, local and foundation funding, Independence Blue Cross will contribute about $1.7 million each year for the next five years as title sponsor.

“Indego will be a tremendous addition to our thriving city.  It will provide a low-cost, convenient, accessible and healthy transportation option for Philadelphians, commuters and visitors alike,” said Mayor Nutter.  “I am delighted that Independence Blue Cross has decided to partner with us on this exciting initiative as…

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