SALT LAKE CITY BIKE SHARE GREENBIKE
High customer demand leads to expansion: two new locations and added docks at existing stations
Salt Lake City (July 29, 2013) –Salt Lake City’s non-profit bike share program, GREENbike, has surpassed initial user projections leading to the systems first major expansion, less than four months since launch. Each GREENbike has been used over 270 times to date.
Two new stations will be installed on Tuesday, July 30 to meet growing customer demand, as well as the expansion of several popular existing locations, to handle an increased number of bikes. GREENbike is public/private a partnership between Salt Lake City, the Downtown Alliance and other strategic partners. Ten downtown stations debuted in April.
WHO: GREENbike, Salt Lake City’s Bike Share
WHAT: New station installation (media / photo opportunity).
WHERE: Radisson Bike Share Station, 215 W South Temple
WHEN: Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 9 AM
James Courtney, General Manager of the Radisson Downtown
Robin Hutcheson, Salt Lake City Transportation Division Director
Matt Sibul, Chief Planning Officer for the Utah Transit Authority
Stan Penfold, Chair of the City’s Redevelopment Agency and City Council Member
Ben Bolte, GREENbike Director