Bike Share for Santa Monica?

Is a shared bike system the next big thing for Santa Monica? Come ride one of the newest models of shared bikes, hear how this program would work, and give us your feedback on whether or not this
system is right for Santa Monica.

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Eyes on the Street: West Hollywood’s Got Bike-Share

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The full system launch is not until August 30, but the city of West Hollywood soft-launched its bike-share system yesterday. WeHo Pedals now has dozens of bicycles available at four initial stations. Introductory annual memberships are just $69. WeHo Pedals is operated by CycleHop, the same vendor that runs systems in Santa Monica (including Venice […]

Bike-Share Has Arrived: Santa Monica Breeze Opens!

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The first public bike-share system in Los Angeles County opened today to much fanfare. Santa Monica’s Breeze bike-share features 500 bicycles at 75 stations throughout the city of Santa Monica, plus four in adjacent Venice. The system is run by CycleHop under a contract with the city of Santa Monica. System start-up funding came from the […]

Metro Planning Committee Approves Bike-Share Contract

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As expected, at yesterday’s meeting the Metro Planning and Programming Committee approved the contract for the first phase of Metro bike-share. The final approval is now expected at next Thursday’s meeting of the full Metro board of directors. The initial phase of Metro bike-share will be located in downtown Los Angeles, extending from Union Station […]