Austin Is the Latest U.S. City to Launch a Bikeshare Program

Excerpt from My Fox Austin

Dec 16, 2013 10:20 am

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Urban U.S. populations are opting for public local transit over cars more than any other time in history, making the stations a benefit to locals as well as visitors countrywide.

— Samantha Shankman

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Bike sharing is coming to Austin. Starting later this week, hundreds of bikes will be up for rent in and around downtown.

Austin B-Cycle will roll out the classic red bikes, starting Saturday, December 21. The bikes will be available at 11 rental stations on popular street corners, such as 11th Street and South Congress Avenue.

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