Pittsburgh expands bike access with FREE bike-share program for public transit riders
Number and scope of bike lanes continues to expand across the city
Access to bikes, together with safer places to ride, continues to expand in Pittsburgh with the expansion of the city’s Healthy Ride program to include free 15-minute bike share trips for public transit users, and new and expanded lanes across the city.
The Port Authority, together with Pittsburgh bike-share operator Healthy Ride, have partnered to expand community access to bikes not only for recreation, but also to provide residents with connections that help them move between transit stops, home and work.
Anyone holding a ConnectCard, an RFID-enabled transit fare card, can access bikes at any of 51 Healthy Rides bike share kiosks located throughout the city. When accessing a bike the first time, riders simply tap their Connect card, then type in their phone number and a PIN texted to their phone. The system links their ConnectCard to their information so that no further input is needed during subsequent bike-share trips.
Bikes are available 24/7, and can be returned at any Healthy Ride kiosk.
For more information:
Erin Potts, Director of Marketing & Communications
Pittsburgh Bike Share
firstname.lastname@example.org / 412.621.0464