Buffalo Blue Bicycle has been in full swing, lending bicycles free of charge to its members from May through October, since 2006. Over the last three years, the program's usage has multiplied sixteen times and its membership has seen a 240% increase. In 2008, Buffalo Blue Bicycle had a fleet of nearly 60 bicycles, utilized by 171 members, for a total of 964 trips. This year, with a fleet increase of nearly 20%, the program anticipates its greatest growth and usage to date.
Bicycles offer a low-cost transportation option that requires no fossil fuel consumption and emits no carbon into the atmosphere. The Buffalo Blue Bicycle program takes the