Mobility

Utah Transit encourages biking to stations

Posted on July 20, 2015

GREENbike is non-profit bikesharing program and public/private partnership between Salt Lake City, The Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce and the Salt Lake City Downtown Alliance.
GREENbike is non-profit bikesharing program and public/private partnership between Salt Lake City, The Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce and the Salt Lake City Downtown Alliance.

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Transit Authority (UTA) is giving $40 worth of free bike safety gear and $20 gift cards for electronic bike lockers at transit stations for free as part of an ongoing effort to encourage people to bike to transit stations instead of driving, reported KSL.com.

The safety kit giveaways started July 10 and will continue "as long as supplies last," said UTA spokesman Remi Barron, and contain a safety vest, two LED bike lights and a bike map, according to the report.

Besides giving out free safety kits, UTA is also working on installing more bike racks on trains and near bus stops and FrontRunner stations, KSL reported.

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The kit contains a safety vest, two LED bike lights and a bike map.
Photo: Utah Transit Authority
The kit contains a safety vest, two LED bike lights and a bike map.
Photo: Utah Transit Authority
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