Independence celebrates second anniversary of Indego!

Friday, 12 May 2017 / Published in News Briefs

On May 11, Independence Blue Cross joined The City of Philadelphia and Bicycle Transit Systems to celebrate the second anniversary of Indego Bike Share. Nearly 200 riders, partners, and supporters of Indego attended the party which was hosted at Independence LIVE, our new multipurpose community facility at 1919 Market Street.

The event highlighted the bike share program’s many successes from the last 12 months:

  • Reached more than one million trips
  • Added 30 new stations and 300 additional bikes
  • Launched the Indego Access discount pass program for low-income individuals

Independence SVP Public Affairs Stephen P. Fera joined representatives from the City and spoke about our long-standing commitment to the health and well-being of the people in our community: “Independence is proud of our part in making Indego possible — for the health benefits, the economic impact, and the sheer fun of it. This bike share program has made Philadelphia a better place to live and work, and it represents Independence’s commitment to you and the community.”

Thanks in part to our sponsorship, Indego is poised for even bigger things in 2017:

  • New stations will ensure that the system is more reliable and in more places than ever before.
  • The popular Learn to Ride and Street Skills classes continue, along with a new monthly ride series throughout the summer long.
  • The recently launched the Indego Corporate Pass allows employers to offer discounted memberships to their employees.

Happy anniversary, Indego!

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