Rolling by the River

“This is yet another day of evidence that Memphis has momentum,” city chief operating officer Doug McGowen said. “It is a new day for mobility in the city of Memphis.”

McGowen said he thought it was fitting that as the hundreds of volunteers were trickling in before the ceremony, several trolleys were making their way past Court Square. The Downtown trolleys were absent for four years while being refurbished and tested for safety.

Explore Bike Share’s fleet will be spread across 60 bike stations from Downtown, South Memphis and Cooper-Young to Orange Mound, Overton Square and Crosstown. The program was funded through a combination of donations and a $2.2 million federal Congestion Mitigation Air Quality grant.

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