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Happy First Birthday, BABS!

Scott Lucas | August 27, 2014 | Lifestyle Story City Life

The Bay Area Bike Sharing program, or—as we never tire of trying to get catch on as the nickname—BABS, turns one-year old this week. And what a year it has been. Here, thanks to BABS, are the numbers on the Bay Area's newest form of public transportation:

Total trips taken: 303,097

Annual members: 5,000

Casual members: 28,000

Average trip time: 22.9 minutes

Total miles pedaled: 630,000

Total calories burned: 20 million

Stations: 70

Bikes in service: 700

Busiest station: San Francisco Caltrain

Second-busiest station: San Francisco Ferry Building

Most trips taken by a single user: 1,286 (that's an average of 3.5 a day!)

Busiest weekday hour: 5 pm to 6 pm.

Best nickname: BABS

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