Sure the Valentine's Day forecast is for a brisk 21 degrees, but Healthy Ride, Pittsburgh's bike share platform, is offering some incentive to brave the chills and take a ride with someone special.
Photo by Ryan Deto
Healthy Ride station on Penn Avenue, Downtown
On Feb. 14, all rides will be half-off, or $1 for every 30 minutes on the bikes. No promotional code or reservations are required. Just rent a bike at one of the city's 50 stations, from Larimer to the South Side to the North Side, and be on your romantic way.
“We hope this encourages people to get out and ride with the ones they love this Valentine’s Day,” says Pittsburgh Bike Share director David White in a press release. “Whether that means people take a scenic ride around town on Sunday afternoon or they commute to a special night out, we want people to enjoy a bike ride this year.”
And while snow this week might cause some hesitation that routes will not be clear, remember that after the last storm on Jan. 22, many city trails were plowed and safe to ride on, even if some of the protected bike lanes were not
For more information visit the Healthy Ride website at www.healthyridepgh.com