Philadelphia, PA - Indego Bike Share Program is going to expand this year, placing at a minimum of 8 additional stations to the system. The early summer extension is going to consist of station and bike availableness at the Navy Yard with junctions at AT&T Station and FDR Park. Further stations will be setup all through the summer to offer additional dock and bike accessibility along higher ridership locations.
The improvements,will help Indego increase to over 130 stations as well as 1,300 bikes by the close of 2018.
“Indego is a key part of the City’s commitment to expanding safe and accessible transportation options for all Philadelphians,” said Mayor Jim Kenney. “Hitting the two million-ride mark this year is a milestone for the program. Indego will soon be available in even more parts of the City for even more Philadelphians to enjoy.”
Indego’s on-going progress can also be linked to the continued dedication of title sponsor Independence Blue Cross, which just recently extended its support all the way through 2022. “It’s hard to imagine our city without hundreds of people every day riding Indego to work, exercise, run errands, or visit Philadelphia’s incredible attractions,” said Daniel J. Hilferty, president and CEO of Independence Blue Cross. “For us, Indego is a commitment to the community and an expression of Fearless Fit, our campaign to make healthy lifestyles a goal that we pursue together. So, we are proud to extend Independence’s sponsorship of Indego through 2022.”
Indego’s extension to South Philadelphia is going to provide the Navy Yard’s 13,500 member workforce additional options to get to and from the SEPTA Broad Street Line and move around the 1,200-acre campus. Navy Yard Indego stations will likely be positioned at Crescent Park (Rouse Boulevard & Crescent Drive), Central Green (12th Street & Normandy Place), and 15th Street & Kitty Hawk Avenue.