Dockless Bike Share Program Launches In San Diego With Free Rides All Month Long

February 15, 2018

From Washington DC to Dallas, Seattle to Scottsdale, ofo is rapidly expanding across the United States, providing an affordable and convenient way to get around cities with its dockless bicycle share program. San Diego is the latest city to get this new age mode of transportation and to celebrate the launch, ofo is offering free rides all month long!

Founded in 2014, ofo is the world's original and largest station-free bicycle-sharing platform. The company was created to make bikes accessible to everyone. To date, ofo has connected users to more than 10 million bikes in over 250 cities across 21 countries, generated more than 32 million daily transactions and has provided over 200 million global users with 6 billion efficient, convenient and green rides. ofo partnered with the UN Development Programme in April to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, and launched a partnership with Rihanna's Clara Lionel Foundation in August, in which ofo donate bicycles to girls living in Malawi in need of a safe way to get to school. In collaboration with the JJ Barea Foundation, ofo donated 600 bikes to Puerto Rico in support of hurricane relief efforts to provide greater mobility for those in need.

Having just received its business license to operate in San Diego, ofo will begin deploying bikes throughout the city, giving residents and visitors greater mobility with its next-generation station-free bike sharing. To celebrate its entrance into San Diego, ofo will offer free rides through the end of February. The company first launched in California in the Los Angeles area last November. Another dockless transportation company BIRD also recently launched in San Diego, offering a similar program as ofo where potential riders can access mobile scooters through a smartphone app.

To rent an ofo bicycle, riders must download the smartphone application, which will show the location of all bicycles. Once the rider is at the bike, they can tap "unlock" on their phone and scan the barcode to automatically unlock and enjoy the ride. Once you arrive at the desired destination, simply park the bike and manually lock it to end the trip. All bicycles in ofo’s network are available to users for $1 per hour.

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