Bike Beckley – Beckley’s first Bike Share Program has rolled out on the Lewis McManus Rail Trail
The Beckley Welcome Center is excited to offer the community Beckley’s first bike share system, Bike Beckley!
Thank to everyone from our community that joined the Celebration today as we pedaled out the new Bike Share Program at the Beckley Welcome Center, Prince Street, Beckley WV (across from McDonald’s at the corner of Prince St and Byrd Dr)
About Bike Beckley
By using the On Bike Share Smartphone App, riders can select and unlock a bike straight from their phone. Once the ride is completed, bikes are returned and docked back in the rack at the Beckley Welcome Center. On Bike Share software tracks all bike and rider activity so information can be tracked in real-time.
A credit card is needed when you register to use the On Bike Share Smartphone App. Bikes can be checked-out at the Beckley Welcome Center at “no charge” as long as they are returned back to the Welcome Center docking station.
The benefits of implementing a bike share pilot in Beckley are in line with those of other cities that have established successful systems. In general, bike share systems are inexpensive and quick-to implement transportation options and based on other cities’ experience can deliver a variety of transportation and mobility, economic, health, safety, and quality of life benefits. As has been seen in U.S. cities with existing programs, bike shares can provide a fundamental shift in the way people move about and make decisions on transportation.
Come check-out a bike and ride the trail !!!