I’m now a “VIP ambassador”!

Nick, Carl, Julie, Timberley

Yesterday I caught the MARTA train to Atlanta’s West End stop and then rode a mile or so to the warehouses where the Relay Bikeshare headquarters is located, to meet with General Manager Julie Wells, and Marketing/Community Outreach Manager Timberley Jones. Another Relay Bikeshare fan, Carl Holt, joined me in becoming its first “VIP Ambassadors.” And field technician Nick joined in the photo fun.

25811185008_50dacd8a7a_oIn exchange for free bikeshare membership, double the daily time allotment, and waived out-of-hub/service area fees, I get to donate two hours a month of bikeshare-related outreach of my own choice. I intend to do more free classes that originate at Relay Bikeshare hubs (such as my upcoming classes at Atlantic Station at Piedmont Park); to host hub pop-up hours where I’ll chat (hello, Today’s Nice Stranger!) and demonstrate how to use Relay Bikeshare to passersby (I learned a thing or two yesterday that I didn’t know); and to continue my usual shout-outs on social media (plus see my bikeshare photo album from seven different cities here). I may even join Relay Bikeshare in a parade or two. Fun! Why not join me?

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