Nice Ride Minnesota recorded a successful debut year in Bemidji, with bike usage increasing every week through mid-September. This expansion into Bemidji was the first small city pilot program in North America.
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.
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.