New bike share program launches in St. Petersburg

- A brand new bike share program officially launched Saturday in St. Petersburg.

Dozens of people gathered to celebrate Coast Bike Share's first community bike ride - starting at City Hall and traveling through downtown and along the city's Healthy St. Pete Loop.

Coast Bike Share says their bicycles offer flexibility for one-way bike rides to get around town in a fun, healthy and environmentally-friendly way.

Saturday's ride ended with a group ribbon cutting at the opening of Localtopia - St. Petersburg's 4th Annual Celebration of all things local, featuring local vendors and businesses from around the city.

Deputy Mayor Kanika Tomalin, some City Council members and Coast Bike Share's Regional Director Eric Trull attended the event.

Up Next:


Up Next

  • New bike share program launches in St. Petersburg
  • 'We are heavily armed,' Tampa church warns
  • FHP joins hunt for Seminole Heights killer
  • USF freshman wide receiver accused of rape on campus
  • Police horse in St. Pete paints masterpieces during downtime
  • Seminole Heights shooting victim Ronnie Felton honored through charity
  • Crews battle 2-alarm fire at St. Pete apartment complex
  • Fireball in western sky captured on video across Florida
  • Armed man seen chasing subjects in Sarasota
  • David Cassidy in critical condition with organ failure