Le Zèbre Rouge reveals three-year plan to lend bicycles to residents of Vaudreuil-Dorion
PHOTO BY LAUREN MITCHELL
Vaudreuil-Dorion Mayor Guy Pilon (second from left), members of the Le Zèbre Rouge team, and supporters of the cause attended the Le Zèbre Rouge's press conference to announce the organization's three-year project titled Vélo/Cité. The project aims to increase use of bicycles in the town of Vaudreuil-Dorion by providing 30 bicycles to lend in four different locations in the city for the next three summers.
Le Zèbre Rouge bicycle restoration organization has revealed it's Vélo/Cité project beginning this year and ending in 2019 during the summer months into early fall. The project will allow residents to have access to 30 bicycles located at four different Vaudreuil-Dorion locations for a deposit fee of $20, which will be refunded upon the return of the bike. Bicycle loans will be available for 24 hours during the week, and 48 hours during weekends and will be available from May to October.
“The Vélo/Cité project is an accomplishment for our team,” said Benoît Bourassa, director of the organization. “This project proves that we have a well-deserved place in this community, and also that we can provide a useful service for our fellow citizens.”
The four locations include the Centre Multisports, 3093 boulevard de la Gare; the municipal library, 51 rue Jeannotte; Carrefour Jeunesse-Emploi, 400 boulevard Harwood; and of course the store itself, Le Zèbre Rouge, 410 Avenue Saint Charles.
For more information about Le Zèbre Rouge, please visit their website at www.lezebrerouge.org.