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Eco-Friendly Entrepreneurs Create Bike Sharing Program That Meets College Students’ Needs
This is a unique program that offers 24/7 automated bike sharing, creating healthier and more environmentally friendly college campuses.
About Campus Bike
The vision of Campus Bike is to deliver an innovative service that will facilitate full service bicycle sharing stations on college campuses across the country. Easy, 24/7 access to these bike stations will promote health and fitness while helping the environment by providing an outlet to a non-motorized mode of self-powered transportation. The team is currently in the process of designing and developing a delivery system to make these on-campus bikes easy to access at any time. The Campus Bike stations they envision address the needs of students, faculty, and visitors who want to travel around campus without burning fossil fuels. Campus Bike is different from many traditional systems in that it will tap into emerging technologies, such as quick release fingerprint scanners, solar power, and even airless tires on the bicycles to minimize hassles and maintenance while enhancing bike rider convenience. Rapid release modules at each station will also ensure that all riders are on their way in the quickest time possible.
After months of dedication, research, and development, the team has laid the entire foundation to make this new model of on-campus transportation possible. At present, they are working closely with developers to finalize the logistics and overcome design challenges in order to bring their vision from concept to reality.
Call to Action
The co-founders of Campus Bike are currently seeking funding which will provide them with the capital needed to move forward with the next phase of development. Once development is completed, they plan to immediately begin working with corporate sponsors to manufacture and implement these systems at their first targeted location, Baylor University.
Check out more about the Campus Bike project on their Indiegogo page: http://www.indiegogo.com/