After several delays, the Bay Area’s Alta Bicycle Share has announced it will launch on August 29.
The Bike Share will have a first fleet of only 700 bicycles and 70 kiosks, likely adding more bikes early next year. The cities taking part include San Francisco, Redwood City, Palo Alto, Mountain View and San Jose.
Despite its progressive and environmentalist reputation, the Bay Area is a bit late to the bike share game. It joins more than 20 other programs throughout the U.S., and will be one of the smallest programs.