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What's Happening in:  All over South Philly 

Indego bike share expands; East Passyunk again gets screwed

For Indego‘s first birthday, the bike share system for Philadelphia announced an expansion of 24 stations that would add an additional 300 bikes to the service. So how many new stations will be coming to South Philly?

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Not all that many. This addition of stations only adds five more bike share locations to the general area (including the two on South Street). One major gap noticeably left off of the map in this new round of additions is still the East Passyunk area.

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What's Happening in:  Graduate Hospital 

Grays Ferry Triangle Indego station temporarily out of service due to appeared impact

Due to a yet-to-be-identified cause, the Indego station at the Grays Ferry Triangle at 23rd and South is temporarily out of service after being affected by what appears to be an impact from a vehicle.

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Photo from the Southwest Center City Facebook group. 

The incident occurred at some point Saturday evening, pushing the bike share station out of its position in this pedestrian plaza.

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What's Happening in:  Bella Vista 

Darien and Catharine Indego station now the largest in the city

Since Philadelphia’s bike share program, called Indego, launched earlier this year, it has become a popular method of transportation throughout the city.

With so many of those blue bikes being used, certain stations are expanding. The station at Darien and Catharine Streets has been a popular location, so additional docks were installed, making it the largest station in the city so far.

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Philly Bike Share launch date, membership fees announced

UPDATE: This post now includes new information on the status of the East Passyunk Avenue bike share location.

We’ve been following the updates of Indego, the new bike share program for the city, for some time now.

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The most recent map of South Philly bike share locations

We know what South Philly bike share locations to expect to see in the first phase of the program’s launch and now we have some more information about the April launch date and the membership fees for the bike share.

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Updated bike share locations, more details unveiled

We shared with you the preliminary plans for the first stage of the unveiling of the new bike share program, now called Indego, with 18 potential stations in South Philly. The new draft station map, which is still being finalized, has quite a few less stations placed in South Philly.

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Screen grab of the draft station map from Indego’s website.

The preliminary map showed 18 stations throughout South Philly and now we’re down to just 12 stations of the 60 stations being planned across the city. Sounds like a pretty small number for such a big portion of the city, doesn’t it?

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