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USGBC Greater VA, Southwest - Roanoke Bike Share Program

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Bike Share Kiosk next to Wasena City Tap Room Parking Lot

806 Wasena Ave SW

Roanoke, VA 24015

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Roanoke Bike Share Program

Please join USGBC Greater Virginia and our friends at RIDE Solutions on launch day of Roanoke’s Bikeshare program. We will meet up at the Bike Share kiosk located beside the Wasena City Tap Room and Grill to learn about Zagster’s new sustainable assets for the city. Also, we will take a quick look at the LEED v4 credit for bicycle facilities and just how the Bikeshare program can benefit your local LEED projects.

You may already be familiar with bikeshare programs like Capital Bikeshare in DC or Citibike in NYC. If not, here are the basics: bikesharing is a membership-based, short-term bike rental program where users check out a bike at one station and ride it to another, primarily for practical trips like shopping, commuting, and dining. By bringing bikeshare to Roanoke we hope to make it easier for people to choose to ride a bike for transportation and explore our greenway network, great neighborhoods, and dynamic urban centers.

Essentially, through bikeshare we hope to enable more bicycle transportation in the Roanoke Valley and especially in the downtown core – people making short trips by bike that will help reduce congestion, improve road safety, improve air quality, provide access to healthy activity, all while promoting Roanoke’s brand as a great place to be outdoors and supporting our overall economic development efforts.

RIDE Solutions is excited to work with Zagster Bikeshare to bring bikesharing to the Roanoke Valley! The Roanoke system will begin with 50 bikes across 10 stations focused on the downtown core and surrounding neighborhood, with a focus on safe transportation access through the greenway network and neighborhood roads.

Afterwards we will retire to the Tap Room for some lively networking and Green Drinks.

5:30pm - Meet at the Bike Share Kiosk located next to the parking lot at the Wasena City Tap Room
6:15pm - Green Drinks at Wasena City Tap Room and Grill

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