BIXI and the City of Montreal, in partnership with Hilo, announced today that the biking network's "first electric bike-sharing station" was officially launched today, Wednesday, September 2.

These blue, second-generation BIXI bikes will have a minimum range of 70 kilometres and will have a maximum speed of 32 km/hour. 

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Benefits of e-bikes include easier use, accessibility, greater and faster distance travelled, and a whole lot more.

The first station is located near Cégep Marie-Victorin, in RiviÚre-des-Prairies-Pointe-aux-Trembles.

Since its launch, BIXI has become one of the city's greatest transportation networks.

According to the release, Montreal has the largest fleet of self-service electrically-assisted bicycles in Canada and one of the largest in North America.

Via BIXI Montréal