B-Cycle introduces B-Connected program, making memberships valid in 15 participating cities.
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Pre-launch memberships for Fort Worth B-Cycle are now on sale. Sign up before our system launch on April 22 and receive a $10 discount on annual memberships by using the promo code “earlybird”.
to sign up.
A regularly-priced annual membership costs $80. The rate for students, seniors and military is $65. The pre-launch promotion reduces these prices to $70 and $55.
Memberships are also available in 24-hour, 7-day and 30-day increments. One-day memberships can also be purchased after launch at each of our 28 bike share stations.
Membership starts when you checkout a bike for the first time. Annual members receive “B-cards,” which enable them to more quickly checkout bikes from the bike share station.
Membership includes unlimited rides of 30 minutes or less during the time period. See our Rates page for more information.
Madison, Wis.-based B-cycle, one of the nation’s leading providers of bike sharing systems, announces its “B-connected” annual membership initiative between 15 of its B-cycle systems. Starting today, annual members traveling to specified B-cycle systems across the U.S. can use their annual membership to check out bikes in any of the participating cities just as they do in their home city.
Annual members of Fort Worth B-Cycle will be able to utilized bike share systems in San Antonio, Houston, Denver, and Nashville, among other cities. Click HERE for a full list of participating B-Cycle cities.
THE BIG SEND OFF
North Texas’ first bike sharing system launches on Earth Day, April 22, 2013. The Monday morning event will feature up to 300 volunteer bike riders leaving Burnett Park at the ding of a bike bell to distribute the bikes among 28 bike share stations.
Mayor Betsy Price, Councilmember Joel Burns and The T President Dick Ruddell will be among the speakers and riders. Click HERE for more information.
Bike sharing is a new, environmentally friendly mode of transportation based on shared use of public bicycles. Run by the nonprofit organization Fort Worth Bike Sharing, the system will feature 300 specially designed Trek bicycles available for checkout from 28 docking stations located throughout Downtown, Near Southside and Cultural District. Additional stations are scheduled to be added in Summer 2013.
Volunteers interested in participating in the launch event can sign up by emailing email@example.com. Fort Worth Bike Sharing is actively seeking sponsors and selling bike and station advertising.
Kristen Camareno, Fort Worth Bike Sharing Executive Director: “Our most dedicated supporters are already signing up online, and now they have something extra to be excited about with the announcement of the B-connected program!”
Bob Burns, B-Cycle, LLC President: “B-cycle is excited to launch this one-of-a-kind program in participating B-cycle cities. B-connected provides unprecedented access to 15 B-cycle systems across the U.S., empowering annual members to experience visiting cities by bike versus by car. There’s no better way to explore a city than on a B-cycle.”
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