Holm Auto Good Information: OCCK relaunches bike share program – Information – Salina Journal
KANcycle, a regional bike sharing program via OCCK Transportation, is being relaunched.
OCCK mentioned this system, which serves north-central Kansas, is deliberate to relaunch Sept. 11. It has been closed because the finish of March due to COVID-19.
This system began in June 2019 with 80 bikes unfold throughout 16 stations in eight north-central Kansas cities.
“We’re excited to deliver the bikes again on-line,” mentioned Michelle Griffin, director of mobility administration for north central Kansas. “We all know that folks throughout all of the communities have been lacking driving the bikes. 2020 has been an attention-grabbing 12 months for all of us.”
OCCK mentioned Blue Cross and Blue Defend of Kansas is making a contribution to supply bike and advertising assist for the second 12 months of the bike sharing program, with the intention of serving to this system develop in coming years.
“For over 75 years, we’ve made serving to Kansans lead more healthy lives one among our high priorities,” mentioned Virginia Barnes, director of Blue Well being Initiatives. “Bike share encourages each lively residing and offers a method for group members to entry assets they should keep wholesome. Blue Cross and Blue Defend of Kansas is proud to function major sponsor for KANcycle and we sit up for serving to develop this system within the subsequent few years.”
All areas for the bikes will nonetheless be in existence however OCCK mentioned clients might want to now use the Movatic app to entry the bikes.
Movatic manages all features of its bike-share packages — from bikes and know-how, to upkeep and fleet rebalancing. Driving KANcycle bike share is simple. Bikes will be discovered by way of the free Movatic Cell App — accessible for iPhone and Android. Every bike has a novel quantity which riders enter into the app to unlock the bike. After the rider returns the bike to a delegated Movatic bike station, the rental ends and the bike is on the market for the following individual to take pleasure in.
“We’re wanting ahead to a few years of an excellent partnership with Movatic and north-central Kansas with KANcycle,” Griffin mentioned.
This system is on the market as an annual membership or pay-as-you-go. Annual memberships can be $30 with journeys below one hour being free, pupil annual memberships can be $20 with journeys below one hour being free, and pay-as-you-go can be $1.50 each half-hour.
Stations are positioned on the following locations:
• Ninth Road and Hamilton Avenue, Salina
• Seventh Road and Walnut Road, Salina
• Sundown Plaza, Salina
• Invoice Burke Park, Salina
• Kansas Wesleyan College, Salina
• Second Road and Rock Road, Minneapolis
• Cloud County Group Faculty, Concordia
• Seventh and Washington Road, Concordia
• nineteenth Road and M Road, Belleville
• twenty eighth Road and N Road, Belleville
• Metropolis Constructing, Mankato
• Eighth Road and Hersey Avenue, Beloit
• Thierolf Park, Beloit
• Courthouse Sq., Lincoln
• Krizek Park, Ellsworth
• Douglas Avenue and Primary Road, Ellsworth