Capitol Corridor to Host Folding Bike Expo at Sacramento Valley Amtrak Station

Linsey Ettlin Press Releases

For Immediate Release 2012-018
December 3, 2012
Luna Salaver
Public Information Officer
Office 510 874-7474
Mobile 510 381 0931

Capitol Corridor Hosts Folding Bike Expo
Folding Bikes Practical and Convenient Solution for Bike-to-Transit Enthusiasts

OAKLAND, CALIF., December 3, 2012 — Looking for the perfect holiday gift for your commuting loved one? Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA) and Sacramento’s Rex Cycles will showcase the convenience and practicality of folding bikes on Wednesday, December 5th from 2pm-6pm at the Sacramento Valley Amtrak Station in Sacramento. The public and the media are invited to see the latest advances in folding bicycles. Manufacturers including Bike Friday and Brompton will be on hand with plenty of bicycles to show off the very latest in folding bike options. The public is invited to stop by and test ride the folding bicycles.

The Capitol Corridor carries over 1.75 million passengers each year and surveys show about 10 percent of its customers ride a bike to access trains. Folding bikes figure prominently in the CCJPA’s future plan to address safe bike storage on its trains. These bikes are encouraged on other transit systems as well.

WHAT: CCJPA & Rex Cycles to Showcase Folding Bikes
WHEN: Wednesday, December 5 from 2pm-6pm
WHERE: Sacramento Valley Amtrak Station
401 I Street at 5th
Sacramento, CA 95814
VISUALS: Bike & train riders trying out the latest in folding bike technology