And the Winner of Our PUBLIC Bikes Contest is…

Photo courtesy of ## Bikes##

I’m really happy to report that our 48-hour PUBLIC Bikes contest was a success. The winner of our random drawing picked this morning chose to remain anonymous, but we know she’s going to love her new PUBLIC Bike and we wish her the very best. Congratulations!

Over the last two days Streetsblog San Francisco readers contributed a total of nearly $4,000 for a chance to win a PUBLIC Bike. Thank you! We still need to reach the $25,000 mark by June 30th, though, so if you haven’t donated please consider supporting your online voice for more livable streets.

give_to_streetsblogAlso, special thanks to PUBLIC Bikes! We’re thrilled to have their support, and would like to remind everyone that they’re throwing a party July 9th to mark their one-year anniversary. Streetsblog readers are invited to attend. You’re also encouraged to stop by their shop in South Park, where they’re offering a free u-lock and any rack with any bike purchase until Father’s Day.


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