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Similar to New York, bike-sharing systems offer an attractive transit option for the cities’ large tourism population, making it an investment that benefits locals and visitors alike.

Orlando’s transportation planning agency says the city could see a bike sharing system up and running by next spring… On Wednesday Metroplan Orlando’s bike share working group got a look at bikes produced by one of the companies angling for a toe hold in Central Florida.

SunCycles founder Peter Martinez wants to bring bike share to Orlando. He aims to partner with the New York based company SoBi, Social Bicycles, which manufactures bikes with a GPS tracking system that can be located and reserved via smartphone.

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