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Sep
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Celebrates the Launch of Ubike Share
Category: Ubike Share
_mg_0963The UWSA held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the launch of its new Ubike Share service. During the morning of Friday, September 16

Vuk Zubic, VP of Finance of the UWSA kickstarted the event with an introduction. Moussa Hamadani, President of the UWSA provided more information about the service and how it came to be. Beth Ann Prince represented the Alumni Association and spoke of the sponsorship to this program as a member of the Board of Director for the Alumni Association and Chair of the Public Affairs Committee. We also heard a speech from Ryan Flannagan, VP of Student Experience on behalf of the University of Windsor administration.

After the speeches, the ribbon was cut and Moussa took the bikes for a spin!

_mg_0977The event was covered by several media companies. Moussa provided more details on the bike share program. Rides are for members who must be 18 or older. An annual pass costs $15 and all rides under 1 hour are free. After an hour, the rate is $2/hr. The bikes can also be rented at an hourly rate of $3/hr for non-members.

More information on this new bike share service can be found on the Ubike Share page.

See the links below to see articles from the Ubike Share ribbon cutting ceremony.

BlackburnNews.com – UWSA Launches Share

CBC – Bike sharing now available at the university

Our Windsor – UWindsor launches bike share; city considering larger program

The Lance – Bike Share Program Offers Ecological Transportation

University of Windsor Daily News – New bike share program promises to have riders cruising

Windsor Star – Ubike Share allows UWindsor students to get around easier

Edit to the articles: The cost for using the bike share is $3/hour for those without a membership, not $2/hour.
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