It's go-go for MoGo. The bike-sharing service mainly confined to the central business district is adding more wheels, stations and even suburban locations.
A Southeast Michigan Council of Governments grant of nearly half a million dollars let the system to grow by 150 bikes and 30 stations, and will establish beachheads in Berkley, Ferndale, Huntington Woods, Oak Park and Royal Oak., The Detroit News reports:
The expansion, set for spring 2019, will offer more opportunities to connect residents and visitors with services such as SMART, DDOT and the QLine.
“People’s transportation needs don’t stop at city borders,” said Lisa Nuszkowski, founder and executive director of MoGo, said in a statement. “Expansion of bike share sends an important message about our ability to work together to solve transportation challenges in the region while providing people with an affordable and convenient way to get where they need to go.”
The bikes stay in place year-round, have automatic lights and are geared for slow to moderate speeds.