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  • Divvy bikes have taken over the city in nearly six months since the bike-sharing program was implemented.
Divvy bikes have taken over the city in nearly six months since the bike-sharing… (Scott Strazzante / Chicago…)
November 13, 2013|By Courtney Jacquin @courtneyjacquin | RedEye

It's pretty obvious that Divvy bikes have taken over Chicago. Here's a breakdown by the numbers of Divvy's success. All data through Nov. 6, provided by Divvy.

11,026
As of Nov. 7, Divvy totaled 11,026 annual members.

649,053
There have been 649,053 trips taken so far.

1,598,005
That amounts to an estimated 1,598,005 miles traveled, 68,714,215 calories burned and 1,070,663 pounds of carbon offset.

300
Divvy currently has 300 stations with 4,996 total bike docks.

15-30
On a given day, 15 to 30 bikes will be brought into Divvy headquarters to be serviced for problems.

125
Each bike is made up of 125 different parts.

1,600

About 1,600 worn pedals have been replaced since late-June. The next most ordered part in the Divvy system are bike tire tubes. About 700 have been replaced so far.

20 pounds
That’s how much the front pack area on a Divvy bike is rated to hold.

544
Divvy keeps all rider data anonymous, but the company can say the most trips taken by a single subscriber since launch is 544. A different user has logged 86.3 hours of riding time since launch.

7
The number of accidents that have been reported to Divvy since its launch.

785
#DIVVYRED, the bike-share’s red-painted special edition ride, logged 785 rides in August.

298
“Divvy Blue,” the bike-share’s signature color, is officially known as Pantone 298. You can get it at pretty much any paint store.

47
The number of docks at Divvy’s largest station in Daley Center Plaza.

Top three sharing stations:

  1. Millennium Park - 16,082 rides
  2. Streeter Drive and Illinois Street - 15,865 rides
  3. Lake Shore Drive and Monroe Street - 14,889 rides

Top three ending stations:
  1. Streeter Drive and Illinois Street - 17,616 rides
  2. Millennium Park - 16,999 rides
  3. Lake Shore Drive and Monroe Street - 14,758 rides

Bottom three starting stations:
  • Cottage Grove Avenue and 47th Street - 12 rides
  • Calumet Avenue and 35th Street - 21 rides
  • Western Avenue and 24th Street - 31 rides

Bottom three ending stations:
  • Cottage Grove Avenue and 47th Street - 7 rides
  • Calumet Avenue and 35th Street - 18 rides
  • Western Avenue and 24th Street - 43 rides

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