Transit app adds Pittsburgh bike-rental program POGOH to its system

The popular Transit app is adding Pittsburgh’s bike-sharing program, POGOH, to its system so users can rent bikes using the same app they use for Pittsburgh Regional Transit purchases.

The bicycle system, which earlier this year began replacing its fleet with a combination of regular pedal bikes and electric-assist bikes, is available through the Transit app beginning Tuesday. Users who register their POGOH account with Transit can unlock bikes by opening the Transit app and scanning a QR code on a rental bike…

Transit works in conjunction with Move PGH, a city-led program funded by the Richard King Mellon Foundation that coordinates shared transportation options in Pittsburgh. It says more than 75,000 people each month use the app to plan their commute in the Pittsburgh area.