PikeRide bike share to launch in 2018
Downtown Ventures, in partnership with the City of Colorado Springs, announces a bike share system serving Colorado Springs. This public-private partnership will launch its Phase 1 in spring 2018, with a Phase 2 targeted for spring 2020.
Join us at an info session on February 28. Learn more.
We’re accepting applications for an executive director and operations manager for this initiative. Application deadline is March 12. Details here.
Be a part of this breakthrough development!
Sponsors who invest in the new bike share program will not only benefit from the tremendous visibility of the system, they will associate their brand with a contemporary, healthy program that positions Colorado Springs alongside the scores of other cities offering bike sharing services. Download the sponsorship kit. to learn more.
The new bike share program is positioned to easily serve the 46,000 households of all socioeconomic strata within 3 miles of the Legacy Loop; the 20,000 people who work Downtown; more than 5,000 Colorado College and Pikes Peak Community College students; more than 500,000 patrons of cultural events in the city center; and hundreds of thousands of visitors to the city each year.
Phase 1 service area, projected launch May 2018
Legacy Loop, to include Downtown Colorado Springs; northern area of Penrose St. Francis Hospital, Lincoln Center and Bon Shopping Center, Old North End neighborhood, Colorado College; eastern area of Olympic Training Center, Memorial Park, Memorial Hospital, Hillside and Middle Shooks Run neighborhoods; southern area of Southwest Downtown/Olympic Museum, and Lowell and Mill Street neighborhoods.
- 208 eight-speed bikes
- 26 stations, to include 6 solar kiosks
- 364 docks
- 75 docks per bike ratio
- Four-square-mile coverage area
Phase 2 service area, projected launch 2020: Old Colorado City and near westside, Manitou Springs, Red Rock Canyon, Gold Hill Mesa, Garden of the Gods, Ivywild and The Broadmoor, with addition of e-assist capabilities.
Future phases: UCCS, University Village, Printers Parkway area
Learn more about how bike share works.