Mayor Buckhorn, Coast Bike Share to Celebrate Launch of Bike Share - Ready to roll through ribbon in historic Ybor City

03/18/15

WHAT:

Mayor Bob Buckhorn will join Coast Bike Share to launch bike share in Tampa. To celebrate, Mayor Buckhorn and Coast Bike Share will hop on a bike and ride through a ribbon near Centennial Park in historic Ybor City.

The ribbon cutting marks Coast Bike Share’s launch for Founding Members. Following the event, Founding Members will have access to the bikes and 30 hub locations throughout downtown, historic Ybor City, Hyde Park and the Channel District. A full system launch will follow on Sunday, December 7, 2014.

Founding membership sales will continue through December 6, 2014 and include 90 minutes of daily ride time, a free helmet and early access to the bikes. Starting December 7, 2014, daily, monthly and annual memberships will be available for purchase and will include 60 minutes of daily ride time.

Memberships can be purchased at CoastBikeShare.com.

WHO:

Mayor Bob Buckhorn
Eric Trull, Coast Bike Share
Josh Squire, CEO, CycleHop, LLC.
Ryan Rzepecki, CEO, Social Bicycles

WHEN:

Monday, November 17, 2014
10 a.m.

WHERE:

North side of Centennial Park (9th Avenue side)
1800 E. 8th Ave.
Historic Ybor City

CONTACT:

Ali Glisson
Public Affairs Director
(813) 274-8262
ali.glisson@tampagov.net

Eric Trull
Program Director
Coast Bike Share
(407) 569-8993
Eric@CoastBikeShare.com

Background

Coast Bike Share is Tampa’s official bike share program providing 300 bikes located at 30 hubs across downtown, Ybor City, and Hyde Park. The program is managed by Cyclehop, LLC a bike share consulting and operations company with 20 years of experience in the cycling industry. With hundreds of bikes around town, it’s transit at your speed, a healthy, fun and affordable way to breeze around the bay.

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