About Us

Healthy Ride is operated by Pittsburgh Bike Share. We are a small 501(c)3 non-profit located in the Strip District.

About the Operators

Healthy Ride is operated by Pittsburgh Bike Share. We are a small 501(c)3 non-profit located in the Strip District. Pittsburgh Bike Share constantly seeks feedback on the system through our customer service channels and community outreach. We hope to expand the Healthy Ride system in order to service additional Pittsburgh communities as well as install additional stations within our current network in order to make Healthy Ride convenient for all of our customers.

The mission of Pittsburgh Bike Share is to expand access to public transit through easy-to-use, affordable active transportation opportunities.

We are located at:

3328 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15201

office (412) 621-0464

customer service (412) 535-5189
[email protected]

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About the Title Sponsors

Highmark Inc., which does business as Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield in western and northeastern Pennsylvania, is part of the Highmark Health enterprise, a diversified health and wellness system headquartered in Pittsburgh. Highmark Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates collectively comprise the fourth-largest Blue Cross and Blue Shield affiliated organization and operate health plans in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Delaware.

Allegheny Health Network, part of Highmark Health, is an integrated healthcare delivery system serving the Western Pennsylvania region. The Network is comprised of eight hospitals, including its flagship academic medical center Allegheny General Hospital, Allegheny Valley Hospital, Canonsburg Hospital, Forbes Hospital, Jefferson Hospital, Saint Vincent Hospital, Westfield Memorial Hospital and West Penn Hospital;  a research institute; Health + Wellness Pavilions; an employed physician organization, home- and community-based health services and a group purchasing organization. The Network employs approximately 17,000 people and has more than 2,800 physicians on its medical staff. The Network also serves as a clinical campus for Temple University School of Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine and the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine.

 

About the Initial Funding

Pittsburgh Bike Share launched the Healthy Ride system through the funding efforts of local foundations, through the assistance from a Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) grant from the Federal Highway Administration, and through support from our advertising sponsors. The following foundations have been instrumental:

Buhl Foundation
Henry L. Hillman Foundation
Richard K. Mellon Foundation
The Heinz Endowments
Colcom Foundation
and other  donors

About the Bikes and Stations

The Healthy Ride hardware and software is provided by nextbike, a global player in the bike share industry based in Leipzig Germany. Nextbike provides or operates bike share systems in over 80 cities worldwide and has partnered with Pittsburgh Bike Share to launch the first nextbike system here in the US. With their years of experience in the industry, nextbike provides the phone and email customer support for the Healthy Ride system.

 

 

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