GQ recently selected Minneapolis for their April 2015 Travel Manual, and highlighted Nice Ride Minnesota!
“First of all, you’re going in the summer, when the university’s let out and the sun is hot and you can enjoy Minneapolis for what it really is: one of the coolest small cities in the country. Hit up Nice Ride Minnesota, the city’s bike-share program, near your hotel downtown, then head for the banks of the Mississippi, which is lined for miles with bike paths.”
Nice Ride MN, Minnesota’s public bike share program, is expanding with the help of new grants. Nice Ride Executive Director Bill Dossett said that federal grants and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota funding would allow for the installation of 24 new stations, complete with the unmistakable green bicycles. Read full story in the Southwest Journal.
Nice Ride Minnesota’s 2012 season ended Sunday. The green bikes are being stored for the winter. With close to 275,000 rentals, this was the best season ever for the Twin Cities public bike share program. Read full article at StarTribune.com.
The green Nice Ride bikes are being packed up for the season. Nice Ride executive director Bill Dossett tells Minnesota Public Radio that nearly 275,000 trips were made in Minneapolis and St Paul this season. Congratulations to all who help make public bike sharing a success. Read the full story at MPR.