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OKC bikeshare program gets user-friendly updates

OKC bikeshare program gets user-friendly updates

“All these tires are gel-filled. So if you get a flat, it’s kind of like Fix a Flat that is already built into it,” Smith said.

Spokie dokie

Mayor Mick Cornett on a Spokies bike Photo by Mark Hancock “The numbers show that ridership has increased steadily since Spokies launched, even during the winter,” she said. Strategically placed throughout downtown, the Spokies kiosks allow people to rent bicycles to cruise the area. In an effort to create more awareness of the service, Spokies

Spinning wheels

Credit: Brad Gregg Refer to them as trailer-trash from Washington state, apparently. The city, along with Downtown OKC Inc., last month launched its new bike-share program, Spokies. But “spokie” carries with it an unfortunate regional slang definition. As defined at urbandictionary.com, a “spokie” refers to a native of Spokane, Wash., who “typically exhibits a lack

Pedal power

Downtown Oklahoma City Inc. and the city’s Office of Sustainability are officially launching a new bikeshare program on that date, which happens to coincide with national Bike to Work Day. Called Spokies, the program allows participants to rent a bicycle from one of six solar-powered kiosks located in several locations throughout downtown. The kiosks are

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