- San Diego City Councilmember David Alvarez, District 8, San Diego
- Colin Parent, Circulate San Diego
- John Anderson, BikeSD
- Sebastian Sarria, Climate Action Campaign
- Anna Wan Christie, ofo
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Bikesharing, Cycling Community, and City Officials Celebrate Launch in San Diego
Dockless bikesharing platform ofo will celebrate its San Diego launch tomorrow with city officials and supporters of transportation choices at a press conference at Waterfront Park. A bike ride on ofo bikes will follow the press conference.
When: Monday, March 12th, 11:00 am, immediately following the Live Well San Diego press conference in the East Plaza of Waterfront Park
Where: Water Fountain on Harbor Drive side of Waterfront Park, 1600 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA
What: Celebratory press conference with ofo bikes and giveaways such as sunglasses, shirts, and keychains. Bike demos and public education efforts around how the dockless bikeshare model works, how to use the bikes, and where to properly park the bikes. The San Diego County Bicycle Coalition will lead a public bike ride using ofo bikes following the press conference. Visuals include colorful ofo bicycles, groups of bicycle riders, and the iconic art deco County Administration building. Interview availability provided.
Founded in 2014, ofo is the world’s original and largest station-free bicycle-sharing platform. ofo was created for sharing and aims to unlock every corner of the world by making bikes accessible to everyone. To date, ofo has connected users to more than 10 million bikes in over 250 cities across 21 countries, generated more than 32 million daily transactions and has provided over 200 million global users with 6 billion efficient, convenient and green rides. ofo partners with a variety of organizations including the UN on its Sustainable Development Goals program; Rihanna’s Clara Lionel Foundation, in which bikes were donated to girls in Malawi in need of a safe way to get to school; and the JJ Barea Foundation in support of Puerto Rican hurricane relief efforts through the donation of 600 bikes to provide greater mobility for island residents. To learn more, visit www.ofo.com.
About Circulate San Diego
This event is coordinated in partnership with Circulate San Diego, a regional non-profit organization dedicated to advancing mobility and making the region a better place to move, work, learn, and play. Our work focuses on creating great mobility choices, more walkable and bikeable neighborhoods, and land uses that promote sustainable growth. For more information, go to www.circulatesd.org.
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