Independence Blue Cross, Bicycle Transit Systems, and the City of Philadelphia have teamed up to officially launch Philadelphia’s first bike share system. Independence Blue Cross contributed $8.5 million to kick-start the program and will contribute $1.7 million a year for five years to help operate the system. In an interview with the Philadelphia Inquirer, IBC President & CEO Daniel Hilferty gave a nod to the commonsense partnership, “It’s a perfect match for us. We’re focused on helping people get healthy and stay healthy. What better way to do that than getting out and riding bikes?”
The program, aptly called Indego, gets rolling this spring with over 60 stations and 600 bikes available 24/7, 365 days a year.
For more information on the Indego program visit www.rideindego.com