MoGo Bike Sharing Program Launches Tuesday with a Community Ride





MoGo, a nonprofit Detroit bike share program, launches Tuesday with a group Ride Out.

After 10:30 a.m. remarks by Mayor Mike Duggan and others, anyone wishing to participate in the Ride Out can grab a bike and ride to any of the 43 stations in 10 neighborhoods. Once they arrive at their destination, they'll dock the bike.

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The event begins at Henry Ford Health System’s offices in Midtown at 1 Ford Place, just north of Wayne State between Second Avenue and Third Avenue. Thursday is the last day to register for the debut ride.

 Here are MoGo details:

  • A basic pass costs $8 per day for unlimited 30-minute trips for 24 hours.
  • A monthly pass is $18 and a yearly one is $80.
  • An access pass for all users costs $5 per year.
  • Those with day passes who go over 30 minutes pay an additional $4. The fee is $2 for those with monthly or annual passes.
  • Customers can drop off a bike at one station and pick up another one there or at any location.
  • Two free phone apps available at Google Play and iTunes provide real-time availability and location data:
    ? Transit App shows available bikes and empty docks at nearby stations, plus directions and an approximate trip time to a chosen destination. It also lets users buy a daily pass.
    ? Cyclefinder App shows available bikes and empty docks system-wide. A timer can be set to alert riders when 25 minutes have passed. Users also can also track distance traveled, average speed, calories burned and carbon dioxide emissions saved.






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