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Lead image: M&T Bank Chairman and CEO Robert Wilmers celebrates M&T’s bikeshare sponsorship with inaugural ride group. The ride wrapped up National Bike Month. Three new M&T-sponsored stations have been added to Reddy bikeshare’s network (see below), and M&T Bank has now become a corporate member of Reddy bikeshare, which will provide any interested employee in Western New York with 24/7 access to Reddy’s network of 200 bikes in more than 35 locations, once they sign up.
The three M&T-sponsored stations that will be added to Reddy bikeshare’s network will be located at:
- M&T Plaza, the bank’s corporate headquarters on Main Street.
- M&T Center, near the corner of Main and Chippewa Streets.
- M&T Bank’s Hertel Parkside branch.
In its short history, Reddy bikeshare has already achieved significant milestones, including:
- 16,587 unique trips.
- 26,587 miles traveled.
- 1,063,580 calories burned.