ValleyBike

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.

ValleyBike:

  • 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

Visit the ValleyBike for details.

Made possible in Northampton by our sponsors:

  • MassDOT and Pioneer Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization: (CMAQ grant for capital equipment)
  • New England Treatment Access (NETA): sponsoring stations on Pleasant Street, Main Street,and State St.
  • Smith College: sponsoring the station at John M. Greene Hall, Elm Street
  • Cooley Dickinson Health Care: sponsoring the station at Cooley Dickinson Hospital
  • Florence Bank: sponsoring the station at Main Street, Florence

We have more sponsorship opportunities. If interested, email Wayne Feiden.

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Click on picture for ValleyBike introduction video