University of Michigan's Blue Bike Program expands after successful year

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Tuesday, July 30, 2013

The Blue Bike Program, a bicycle rental initiative created to promote sustainable transportation on the University of Michigan's campus, continues to expand.

The program, run out of Outdoor Adventures, 336 Hill St., allows university staff, faculty and students to rent bicycles for $5 a day, $10 for a weekend and $75 for the semester.

Blue Bikes added four new bicycles just before the winter semester. The new bikes were funded by the university’s student government, which awarded the program $1,000 to expand. The program kicked in some additional funding so four bikes could be purchased.

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