If you’ve been out and about in Minneapolis recently, you might have noticed a few funky neon green and blue bikes zipping around the lakes or downtown. That’s because Nice Ride Minnesota, a bicycle rental program that will allow subscribers to rent a bicycle for short periods from self-service kiosks, kicked off its first phase last week.
Sociology professor Lars Christiansen, who is a member of the Nice Ride board of directors, helped initiate the Nice Ride program at the opening event held Thursday, June 10 in downtown Minneapolis. Our own Auggie Eagle [shown giving a high five to Christensen] was also present at the opening to try out the bikes and to support riders who coasted down Nicollet Mall at the lunch hour. Continue reading “Nice Ride Minnesota comes to Augsburg”