CDPHP Cycle! to Celebrate National Bike to Work Day with Free Rides Friday, May 20

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CDPHP Cycle! to Celebrate National Bike to Work Day with Free Rides Friday, May 20

CDPHP Cycle! bicycle in Capital Region, NY

ALBANY, N.Y. – May 18, 2022 – The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) and CDPHP will offer free CDPHP Cycle! rides from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, May 20, in celebration of National Bike to Work Day.

Existing members just need to scan the QR code within the CDPHP Cycle! app, unlock, and ride. New members will need to visit or download the app on the App Store or Google Play to create an account and obtain their unique QR code. No fees for riding will be incurred on that day.

“I’m thrilled that we’re incentivizing folks to replace their traditional commute to work with a bike ride, which is good for the body, mind, and planet,” said President and CEO of CDPHP, Dr. John D. Bennett. “CDPHP Cycle! is a great, healthy way to get around, and I hope this initiative inspires more people to check it out!”

“At CDTA, our goal is and always has been to move people where they want, when they want, and how they want,” said CDTA CEO Carm Basile. “By removing cost from CDPHP Cycle! in recognition of National Bike to Work Day, we’re offering more access to the system and a chance for people to try CDPHP Cycle! and biking in general to see if it might be something they want to continue doing throughout the season."

If you’re new to bike-share and would like a demonstration, or if you just want to ask a few questions, stop by the Downtown Albany BID’s Employee Appreciation Week pop-up event at Tricentennial Park (Broadway and Columbia Street) in downtown Albany on Friday, May 20 between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. CDPHP Cycle! representatives will be on hand to show you everything you need to know!

CDPHP Cycle! continues to recommend that riders follow guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization to prevent the spread of disease.

For more information, including additional rental fees, rack locations, and more, visit

About CDPHP® 

Established in 1984, CDPHP is a physician-founded, member-focused and community-based not-for-profit health plan that offers high-quality affordable health insurance plans to members in 29 counties throughout New York. CDPHP is also on FacebookTwitterLinkedIn, and Instagram

About CDTA 

CDTA is the premier mobility provider in the Capital Region, providing local, express, commuter and bus rapid transit services across its five-county service area. CDTA also operates the regional bike-share program, CDPHP Cycle! CDTA owns and operates the Rensselaer Rail and Saratoga Springs Train Stations. CDTA was named the 2017 Best Mid-Sized Transportation System in North America by the American Public Transportation Association.

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