Join ValleyBike, our electric-assist bike share program! Northampton (as the lead community for grants and contracts), Amherst, Holyoke, South Hadley, Springfield, UMass, and PVPC (as the pre-launch system planner) launched bike share early summer 2018.
promotes green transportation and reduce greenhouse gas emissions
promotes economic development including jobs and schools
promotes healthy, active living and support recreations use of bikes
improves and extends the range of the transit and rail services
builds demand for bicycle infrastructure, including bike lanes and bike parking
provides visitors and residents with an effective transportation option that is equitable and serves lower income and other traditionally under-served populations
creates more livable communities and reduce the need for new areas to be developed for additional parking in our urban core and commercial areas