Last Updated: 09 October 2020
Written by Molly Reff
To recognize World Mental Health Day and to support community health and wellness, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts is sponsoring free rides on Bluebikes, metro Boston’s public bike-share system, on Saturday, Oct. 10.
Riders can take Bluebikes for a spin, free of charge, from any of the more than 350 Bluebikes stations across the system’s eight municipalities: Arlington, Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, Everett, Newton, Somerville and Watertown, with stations in Chelsea and Revere launching soon. Blue Cross is the title sponsor of Bluebikes, which is owned by the municipalities.
Riders can download and open the Bluebikes app on a mobile device and then choose “Adventure Pass” to take advantage of free, two-hour Bluebikes trips at any time during World Mental Health Day, which is observed annually to raise awareness of global mental-health issues.
Exercise is known to improve mental health, including