The Friends of the Downtown are currently working on a Bike Program – where the FOTD will be placing bikes at local HOTEL/MOTELS for use of guests. This type of program is considered a Bike Library or a Bike Corral.
This program will be staffed by the location where publicly available bikes are stored and checked out to riders.Checkout times would be determined by the staffing at the Motel/Hotels. The Bike library would have various bikes available for use and have helmets and maps available for the guests. Because bike libraries are by nature staffed, they have limited operating hours and usually only a few locations. Currently we are planning on 2 locations to start with. The locations would each have 6-8 bikes for use.
The Friends of the Downtown are requesting that the City of Medford add bike racks to downtown and city locations for bike users to park bikes while shopping, eating and exploring our city. The current locations we are looking to have bike racks are the Mini Park on Main Street, Huey’s Hideaway, Medford Library, Chamber of Commerce, Marilyn’s Catering/Tuesday Farmer’s Market, Saturday Farmers Market, JC Field/Baseball Diamond.