Rent a Bike in Downtown Topeka

Coming soon – only about two and a half months away!

KSNT News

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Get ready to see more bicycles in downtown Topeka.

Kansas First News reporter Vanessa Martinas tells us more about a bike rental program that is coming to the capital city this summer.

“It’s really an exciting time to be a cyclist,” Karl Fundenberger said.

He rides his bike everyday.

He says a new rental bike program will make it easier to wheel around in the capital city.

“I’ve used the bike share systems in a few other places when I’ve been traveling and it’s such a convenience to have that available,” Fundenberger said.

The Topeka Metropolitan Transit is spending $162,000 on 50 bikes, 75 bike racks, 7 hub locations and 4 registration kiosks.

All Social Bikes or SO-BI’s will have an on-board transaction computer that will allow you to check out and pay for the bike.

Riders can charge the bikes on an hourly rate or an…

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