(Aug. 2007) Bike Sharing Demonstration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

BIKE SHARING DEMONSTRATION
Exploring New Trends in Green Mobility
 
WHAT: A one-day opportunity for the public to ride bikes from a bike share system. Bike sharing allows people to pick up a bike from one station, travel to their destination and return the bike to any other station in a network. City CarShare will be conducting a survey among participants to get their feedback on the concept, the equipment and their level of support for bike sharing in San Francisco. 

WHEN: Sunday, August 2, 10 am- 3:30 pm 

WHERE: Golden Gate Park, (just inside the car-free Sunday road closure on JFK Drive at Conservatory Drive East) 

WHY: To allow the public to test-ride the bikes and learn more about this eco-friendly mode of urban transportation. Through this demonstration project, the sponsors hope to encourage awareness and increased civic conversation about Bike Sharing for San Francisco as having the potential to build a greener city while encouraging healthy living. 

SPONSORS: City CarShare, SF Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), BIXI (of Montreal) 

COST: Free 

CONTACT: Anita Daley (415) 970-6217