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Bublr Bikes, greater Milwaukee’s bike-share program, will be unveiling their new ebike (electric-assist) program on Monday, May 19, at Indeed Brewery. Nearly 200 ebikes will be integrated into the Bublr Bikes network, later this season.
More information about the City of Milwaukee’s expansion of the system can be found here. The City of Milwaukee and Bublr Bikes hope to improve access to bike share by expanding into neighborhoods, increase ridership through strategic station placement and increased station density, and reduce trips made by single-occupancy vehicles.
“The introduction of ebikes is going to expand the transit opportunities for the greater Milwaukee community, helping people of various abilities go further, faster, with less effort. We are so excited to preview this new resource at Indeed Brewing, and bring affordable, safe transit options to more communities, in greater Milwaukee.” said James Davies, Executive Director, Bublr Bikes.
Attendees will be able to take a ride on a brand new Bublr ebike. Bublr will have several ebikes at the event available for the public to test ride between 4 – 6 pm. Small group rides will start at Indeed and go to the Bublr Bikes Station on S. 2nd & Washington, and back to Indeed.
This event will also serve as a fundraiser to support Milwaukee’s bikeshare program. Through Indeed Brewings’ “Indeed We Can” program, 100% of the tap room and curbside net proceeds from the night will be donated to Bublr Bikes, greater Milwaukee’s nonprofit bikeshare.
“Indeed We Can” is Indeed Brewing’s charitable initiative, donating to a local non-profit each Wednesday. Indeed is an all-ages venue and their taproom is open from 3 – 10 pm with COVID-19 precautions in place. Bublr will also receive the proceeds of curbside orders.
“Having safe and affordable transit options is one of our core beliefs. We want all of our neighbors in Milwaukee to be able to explore the city, get to work, or run their errands with transportation that is good for the earth and good for their health,” said Jeff Gray, Milwaukee Sales and Market Manager, Indeed Brewery.
Bublr Bikes is Greater Milwaukee’s nonprofit bike share program that delivers an accessible, convenient, integrated and sustainable bike share system for all. Bublr Bikes is the nonprofit bikeshare operator of Milwaukee, Wauwatosa and West Allis.
Bublrs’ preview ebikes are thanks to, in part, a generous gift from Bob & Barb Monnat.
Bublr offers ($30) Monthly & ($100) Annual Memberships that include unlimited 60 minute-rides. For other pass types including a FREE option for income-qualified residents visit BublrBikes.org or call or text at 414-931-1121 to get more information.
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