SelectHealth and GREENbike offer Salt Lake City Residents FREE Bike-share Rides on the First Day of Early Voting in Utah

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SALT LAKE CITY (October 16, 2020) — GREENbike, Salt Lake City’s non-profit bike share system, and the nonprofit’s title sponsor SelectHealth are offering free GREENbike rides to the public on Tuesday, Oct. 20th to commemorate the beginning of the early voting period for the November General Election.

Midvale Mayor Robert Hale on a GREENbike electric bike. Photo by Dave Iltis

On Tuesday, all Salt Lake City residents will be able to ride GREENbikes for free during the 24-hour period by using the promo code “202020” at any GREENbike kiosk. Riders can take as many 30-minute trips as they want during the 24-hour window.

“We all need to enjoy some fresh Fall air on a GREENbike, it’s a great experience,” said SelectHealth Public Relations Manager Greg Reid.

Early voting runs from Tuesday, Oct. 20th to Friday, Oct. 30th. GREENbike and SelectHealth will also be providing Free GREENbike access to the public on Election Day Tuesday, Nov. 3rd.

Ballot Drop Box Locations near GREENbike stations include the drop box at the Salt Lake City Library at 420 S 200 E and the drop box at the Salt Lake County Government Center at 2001 S State St. Voters can drop off their ballots at these secure drop box locations 24/7 until 8:00 pm on Election Night.

“We are so grateful that SelectHealth supported this Free Ride Day, providing everyone in Salt Lake City the opportunity to ride our bikes for free,” said GREENbike Executive Director & Founder Ben Bolte. “We are proud to offer free access to our bikes as our community members exercise their right to vote.”

Over the past seven years, residents riding GREENbikes have offset more than 5.3 million pounds of CO2 from entering the air and avoided more than 5.9 million vehicle miles from impacting local roads. GREENbikers burned nearly 78 million calories—roughly 272,000 slices of pizza—in the process. The local non-profit bike share system is dedicated to offering the community an affordable, convenient, and sustainable transportation option.

To find a GREENbike station, download the BCycle app or go to https://greenbikeslc.org/station-map.

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