City of Atlanta expands Relay bike share program

The City of Atlanta’s bicycle share program, Relay, has expanded from 100 bikes at 22 stations to 500 bikes at 65 locations throughout the city. The announcement was made recently during a community event at Piedmont Park, and was followed by a bike ride with Mayor Kasim Reed, city officials, business leaders and community members.

“I am proud to announce the expansion of the bike share program today, and to offer this convenient and affordable transportation option throughout the city,” said Reed.

More than 3,000 people have taken 8,000 trips on Relay bicycles since the program launched.

The expansion comes less than a year after launching 100 bikes at 10 stations in Downtown Atlanta. Following user trends and public input, Relay Bike Share expanded in November 2016 from 10 to 22 stations and extended the service area to include Midtown Atlanta.

In November 2016, Atlanta-based Georgia’s Own Credit Union became a presenting sponsor for the Relay Bike Share program.