From the Midtown Bike Share Facebook page:
The Midtown Bike Share program is a new transit option in the Midtown Sacramento District. This automated system allows users to rent bicycles from kiosks and pay per hour or per day. This system is a healthier, cleaner and more sustainable urban mobility option throughout Midtown and the Central City
Midtown Bike Share will begin with a pilot program in May 2011. The pilot program will include two bike rental kiosks/vaults and 12 bikes, and will last approximately six months. If the pilot program is a success additional kiosks/vaults will be placed throughout Midtown and the Central City.The kiosks are located at the Priority Parking lot on 28th & St. and 16th & I St. They hold 12 Bianchi bikes, that were donated by Bianchi via IkonCycles.
Below is a brief explanation on how the system works by Kane Dutt of Curb System.
It was a well attended event: Council Member Steve Cohn, Ed Cox - Bike/Ped Coordinator for the City of Sacramento, Tricia Hedahl - SABA Executive Director, Aaron Zeff - CEO of Priority Ventures, Rob Kerth - MBA Executive Director among many others.
Here is the rest of the photographic story in all is glory:
|Council-member Steve Cohn officially starting the program.|
|Council-member Steve Cohn & Tricia Hedahl - SABA Executive Director.|
|From left to right: Rob Kerth - MBA, John Boyer - Edible Pedal, |
Council-member Steve Cohn, Tricia Hedahl - SABA Executive Director
|Second location at 16th & I Street.|
|At City Hall. From left to right: Moi, Steve Cohn, Rob Kerth, Ed Cox - Sac Bike/Ped Coordinator, Tricia Hedahl|
|Returning the bikes to the 28th & J St. Currently the system doesn't allow for returning at different locations|