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Five Friday Facts: Denver Bike Sharing

Posted on the 02 March 2012 by 2ndgreenrevolution @2ndgreenrev

Five Friday Facts: Denver Bike SharingLast week’s Five Friday Facts profiled some of the statistics related to Washington D.C.’s bike sharing program. This week we take a look at Denver’s program (B Cycle), which reopens for business on Monday, March 12th.

  • 202,731: Number of rides in 2011, compared to 102,981 rides in 2010
  • 42,318: Short term membership (24-hour kiosk, 24-hour online, 7-day, 30-day) purchased; 2.659 annual memberships purchased
  • 431,817: Miles ridden
  • 12,954,510.9: Calories burned; 3,701.3: Pounds lost
  • 31,420.5: Gallons of gasoline not used; $104,316 (estimated) saved on gasoline

For more facts on the 2011 riding season, click here.

Image source: Metropolitan Museum of Art

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