Comings & Goings: GREENbike business booming

December 14, 2015

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Salt Lake’s GREENbikes program hit a milestone last month, passing the 100,000 ridership mark.

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The bike rental system, which started in 2013, has nearly 200 bikes at 25 downtown stations. Ridership increased by almost 300% in May when the program gained five new bike stations. On average, over the past seven months, each bike has been used over 500 times.

Each additional bike on the road reduces traffic congestion and air pollution, so our hats are off to the city for a great idea and to those downtown visitors who are taking advantage of such a great resource.