Published May 10, 2016 10:44
Don't let that flat tire stop you from riding to work this Bike to Work Day.
Whether you have a working bike or not you can participate in Bike Month if you live in a community with a bike share system! Bike share gives you a convenient solution for reaching your destination without the worry of storing your bike, having your bike being stolen or dealing with repairs and maintenance. The bikes are well designed for new riders and allow for easy one-way trips 24 hours a day.
Bike share is also a great option for people who need to get from transit stations to the front door of their office. For example, if you arrive to Union Station on a GO train or get off at a TTC station, you can grab a Bike Share Toronto bike for the last leg of your journey. Bike Share Toronto is also offering free extended time to participate in the Toronto Bike to Work Day Group Commute to Nathan Phillips Square from 6am-11am on May 30!
Riders in Hamilton can utilize the SoBi Hamilton system that spans across nearly 30 square kilometers of the lower city. The blue smart-bikes allow you to lock at one of the 115 hubs in the system or at any regular bike rack or post in the service area. Anyone riding a SoBi to the Hamilton City Hall event on Bike to Work Day will even get a $10 riding credit to sweeten the deal!
Both services offer short-term and long-term membership options and you can see how many bikes are available at any location in real time online, or on the free SoBi app if you're in Hamilton.
Give it a try and sign up today at sobihamilton.ca or bikesharetoronto.com!