SALT LAKE CITY, UT (September 10, 2019) — SelectHealth, a founding supporter of GREENbike has renewed its title sponsorship of Salt Lake City’s non-profit bike share system through 2021. With Selecthealth’s support, the bike share system has thrived and become a true asset to Salt Lake City – promoting active transportation, improving air quality and offering alternative access to downtown events.
“SelectHealth is a true community leader. GREENbike is lucky to have a title sponsor like SelectHealth who understands the value that active transportation adds to the community!” Said GREENbike executive director, Ben Bolte. “Greg Reid and his team at SelectHealth have been highly engaged with GREENbike since 2012, even before we had bikes on the ground.”
The local non-profit bike share system is dedicated to offering the community an affordable, convenient and sustainable transportation option. Over the past seven years, the GREENbike program has offset more than 4,660,000 pounds of CO2 and other pollutants from entering the air, avoided more than 5,140,000 vehicle miles from impacting local roads, while burning nearly 69,400,000 calories in the process.
“We support GREENbike,” said SelectHealth Public Relations Manager, Greg Reid. “We are committed to helping people live the healthiest lives possible supporting fun, versatile and active ways to enjoy our great city!”
GREENbike, SLC’s non-profit bike share, connects downtown office workers, residents and visitors with employment centers, high-density residential units, transit stops and popular entertainment destinations. The program serves as a mechanism to improve community health, air quality and increase the use of existing transit infrastructure. GREENbike is a non-profit, public/private partnership between Salt Lake City, SelectHealth and other private sponsors.
SelectHealth is a not-for-profit health plan serving more than 850,000 members. Together with Intermountain Healthcare®, we are committed to helping people live the healthiest lives possible®. SelectHealth offers medical, dental, vision, pharmacy benefit management, and life and disability coverage to its members. For details, visit selecthealth.org.