ZAP Twin Cities Bicycle Commuter Program

Organization: Commuter Connection

Year: 2012

Amount: 10000

Status: Project in process

Type: Advocacy

Address: Minneapolis, MN

Commuter Connection, St. Paul Smart Trips, and the University of Minnesota will use this $10,000 grant for an innovative project to track and reward bicycle commuter trips in the Twin Cities downtown areas and the university district. Using RFID technology and ZAP readers, the project will enlist 625 initial riders, record their commuter travel, and provide incentives for choosing to bike. The University of Minnesota plans to conduct an assessment of the program’s impact on the health and well-being of the participants.