20 white bikes have been installed at three Woodbridge parks: Ferry Street Park in Sewaren, Tanzman Park and E. William Street in Fords.
The bikes at Tanzman. (Provided by Woodbridge Twp.)
The bikes at Ferry Street. (Provided by Woodbridge Twp.)
Julie DeSimone presents Councilman Gregg Ficarra, Chief of Staff Caroline Ehrlich, & Mayor McCormac with the 2020 Healthy Town Award (Provided by Woodbridge Twp.)
Woodbridge Township celebrates the official grand opening of the Woodbridge Bike Share on Tuesday. (Provided by Woodbridge Twp.)
WOODBRIDGE, NJ — Here’s more info. on the Woodbridge bike share, which just launched this past Tuesday:
The signature white bikes — 20 in total — have been installed in racks at three Woodbridge parks: Ferry Street Park in Sewaren, Tanzman Park in Woodbridge proper and E. William Street in Fords.
Bikes are free to rent from dawn to dusk as long as the rider returns the bike within 12 hours and damage free. To rent a bike, users MUST download the Movatic App from the Apple or Android stores.
Riders will also be asked to enter a valid credit or debit card into the Movatic App. Once these steps are completed, the bike will unlock from the rack and users can enjoy a ride around town.
You have to put your credit card into the app to ensure that if you steal or damage the bike you took out, you will be held financially responsible.
The Woodbridge Bike Share Program is a project spearheaded by Caroline Ehrlich, chief of staff, and the Woodbridge Green Team.
The bike share was funded by a grant from Sustainable Jersey as well as sponsorship contributions from the Montecalvo Family & Bayshore Recycling.
“We are so pleased the bikes are installed and residents are using them,” said Woodbridge Mayor McCormac. “In just the first weekend of launching the program, there were 96 total rentals accumulating 7,575 rental minutes. We are thrilled that residents are enjoying the them, and we have already started thinking of other locations to install more bikes.”
Councilman Gregg Ficarra also announced that the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute has designated Woodbridge Township as a “New Jersey Healthy Town.”
Woodbridge received the designation for its strong and active participation in the Mayors Wellness Campaign. Julie DeSimone, program officer for the Mayor’s Wellness Campaign, presented the designation.
Initial Patch report: Woodbridge Launches First-Ever Bike Share Program This Week (June 28)
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