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Volkswagen and BikeToursDirect Sponsor Free Bike Share Rides Memorial Day Weekend

May 21, 2014 – Chattanooga, TN —Residents and visitors will have free use of Bike Chattanooga bike share bicycles this Sunday and Monday, May 25 and 26, during the Volkswagen USA Cycling Professional Road and Time Trial National Championships. Volkswagen and BikeToursDirect have partnered with the City of Chattanooga, PeopleForBikes, and Bike Chattanooga to offer complimentary 24-hour Access Passes.

Bike Chattanooga Celebrates Third Birthday with Free Memberships to Chattanooga Residents

To introduce locals to the convenience of using Chattanooga’s Bike Share System, the City of Chattanooga, Friends of Outdoor Chattanooga, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee Health Foundation are launching Activate Chattanooga to provide free Annual Memberships to Chattanooga Residents. Free memberships have a $5 key activation charge at the time of sign up. The Free Annual Membership offer is good while supplies last and available to new Bike Chattanooga members only who reside in the City of Chattanooga. To show our appreciation of existing Annual Members, Activate Chattanooga will add a year to existing member accounts for $25.  Members will simply login into their Bike Chattanooga account and renew their current membership at ½ the regular price.

Bike Chattanooga Rates Change Beginning July 1

(June 26, 2015 - Chattanooga, TN) – Bike Chattanooga, the bike sharing service that allows residents and visitors to rent bikes as annual members or daily riders, will undergo a rate change effective July 1, 2015.  Annual memberships will reduce in price from $75 to $50 while casual rider membership rates will see a modest increase from $6 to $8 for a 24-hr Access Pass and from $12 to $15 for a three-day access pass.  Both Annual Membership and 24-hr Access Passes include an unlimited number of 60-minute trips during the access period.

Bike Chattanooga Logs Record Numbers For National Bike Month

(Chattanooga, TN - June 4, 2015) The City of Chattanooga’s Bike Chattanooga Bicycle Transit System broke usage records in May, which is National Bike Month. Chattanooga locals and visitors logged 7,709 trips, rode 36,768 miles, burned over 1.5 million calories, and saved 25,000 lbs of carbon from the air, making May 2015 the busiest month to date since launch in July 2012.

Bike Chattanooga Celebrates its 100,000 trip

(Chattanooga, TN – November 5, 2014) Chattanooga’s bike share system has reached a major milestone. During this mornings’ commute to work and school, Bike Chattanooga reached its 100,000th trip since the program launched on July 23, 2012. Annual members and visitors have traveled 416,850 miles, burned 17.9 million calories, and saved 288 million lbs. of CO2 while commuting to work, riding to lunch, and enjoying bike rides using the Bike Chattanooga Bicycle Transit System.

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