May 23rd marked the one-month anniversary of Philadelphia’s new Indego bicycle share program.
Here are nine fascinating stats about the service, which show it has a robust and growing fan base. They are up to date as of May 31st:
- There have been 65,000 rides on the bikes. In the first week of the program, there were 8,000 rides.
- Two-thirds of the 65K trips were taken by members. Walk-up users took the remaining rides.
- There are a total of 4,900 Indego members, up from 2,400 in the first week. About 3,500 of the members have Indego 30 accounts, while 1,400 have IndegoFlex accounts.
- There have been a total of 11,000 unique walk-up users.
- Members made an average of nine trips since the operation’s kickoff. Walk-up users have made an average of two trips in the same period.
- There are 580 Indego bikes on the street.
- There are 68 bike sharing stations throughout the city.
- The most popular stations are at the Municipal Services Building, Rittenhouse Square, 15th and Spruce streets, 23rd and South streets, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
- Indego expects three new stations to be launched in June. They’ll be located at Clark Park, 19th and Lombard streets, and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. There are plans to open more stations in spring 2016.
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