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Baltimore Bike Share Celebrates its One Month Anniversary

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Bewegen Technologies is pleased to be celebrating the one month anniversary of the Baltimore Bike Share program! Baltimoreans have welcomed their new transportation system with open arms, with almost 3000 system users in the first month. People have been taking full advantage of the flexible membership options, with 944 users of the convenient Go Pass and a further 500 people registering as Founding Members. The total number of trips has grown to a momentous 5856, reaching a maximum of 1.85 rides/bicycle/day on November 18th. What is clear above all else is that Baltimore loves to ride the Bewegen bikes.

Baltimore Bike Share - Photo credit: Dorret Oosterhoff

Baltimore Bike Share – Photo credit: Dorret Oosterhoff

Click to view Baltimore Bike Share launch video: https://youtu.be/ErOOGZlJFJg

We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has helped to make Baltimore Bike Share such a resounding success. The high usage numbers are very encouraging considering the gradual set-up of charging docks and IT configurations. Bewegen is pleased to report that our operations experts at Corps Logistics have been working hard with local veterans to keep our system working at top capacity. The future is bright for the Baltimore Bike Share, and with the system expansion in spring 2017, Bewegen will continue to offer our exceptional urban mobility solution for years to come.

Bewegen to Implement in Baltimore, MD

In partnership with the City of Baltimore, Bewegen is excited to roll-out the largest electric pedal-assist (pedelec) bike share system in North and South America. The Baltimore system is planned to launch in fall 2016.

Bewegen is supplying a turnkey system for Baltimore, which will have a Phase I launch of 500 bikes and 50 stations.

The bikes are built in North America with the collaboration of Bewegen’s partner Procycle, an established bicycle manufacturer and producer of the Rocky Mountain, Miele and eVox bicycles brands. Provided by BikeEmotion, Bewegen’s leading IT solutions includes active GPS technology that allows the bikes to constantly communicate with the system and provide the real-time location of each bike. The sleek design of the bikes, docks and kiosks have been specially designed by world-renowned industrial designer, Michel Dallaire.

“We are very proud of getting the opportunConferenceity to bring bike-share to Baltimore. We believe the City’s residents and visitors deserve the very best. The City’s forward-thinking mindset, which will bring pedelec (electric-assist) bikes to its streets makes Baltimore a leader worldwide.”  Said Bewegen CEO: Alain Ayotte when describing the project.

The operations for the Baltimore system will be led by Corps Logistics, LLC, who will install and run the system’s daily activities.

Corps Logistics is a Veteran-Owned Business who will partner with nearby military bases, local businesses and charities to hire local veterans. A partnership with Baltimore Station, a local non-profit organization, is already planned to create jobs for veterans living in the City.
Corps Logistics is dedicated to becoming America’s safest, most efficient transportation logistics service. They had previously been selected by Bewegen to operate the Richmond, VA bike-share system and they will now do the same for Baltimore.

Bewegen is very proud to have been selected by the City of Baltimore and would like to thank the City for this opportunity.

Batimore Bewegen Team