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Campus B-cycle station to open March 18

A Denver B-cycle station adjacent to the Curtis Street bike lane at 9th and Curtis opens March 18on the Auraria Campus.

Funded by the Sustainable Campus Program, the station will feature 10 red bikes and 17 docks powered by the sun. The campus community is invited to a ribbon cutting tentatively scheduled for March 18 at 11:30 a.m. at the B-cycle station.

This will be the 52nd station in the Denver B-cycle program managed by Denver Bike Sharing. Another 29 stations are to open by June 1.

Bike sharing is intended for short trips with bikes that can be returned to any Denver B-cycle station. B-cycle is not a bike rental; users who keep a bike for longer than 30 minutes will be charged additional fees.

The B-cycle program is offering a 50 percent discount on an annual membership price for faculty, staff and students at all three schools and AHEC from March 18 to March 22.

To receive the membership discount during the week of March 18-22, follow these instructions:

∑ Students: A $30 annual membership, down from $60 regular price.Just click http://bit.ly/JoinBcyclestudent, fill out the form, click on ďAnnual Membership and insert Promo code AURARIA13/STU

∑ Faculty and Staff: A $40 annual membership, down from the $80 regular price. Just click http://bit.ly/JoinBcycleAHEC, fill out the form, click on ďAnnual Membership and insert Promo code AURARIA13/FS

Denver B-cycle users can also buy access passes in increments of 1, 7 or 30 days online. Only 24 hour-access passes are available for purchase at the B-cycle Station kiosks. Annual memberships are also available. Users may take an unlimited number of trips during their access. Usage fees are charged on checkouts longer than 30 minutes. Click here for day pass and rate information.

For information about biking on campus, including designated bike lanes, click here.


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