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In Indy, Bike Sharing is a Balancing Act

June 18, 2015   |  Categorized in

The Indianapolis Star highlights the balancing efforts of the Pacers Bikeshare operations team.

“It’s a job mostly hidden from the public. But it’s increasingly being considered as essential as keeping the buses running or trash collection on time, especially where bike commuting is flourishing.

There are 1,600 yearly Indianapolis bike-share pass holders, many of whom commute, and another 28,000 people who bought day passes last year. They combined for 108,000 trips between 26 stations around Downtown Indianapolis.

Those bikes weren’t available all of the time at all of those stations by accident. It wasn’t magic. Somebody had to make sure they were there.”

Read the full story here.