Streetsblog Talks Bike Share on KCRW 7pm Tonight

wwlaStreetsblog writer Joe Linton appears on KCRW’s Which Way L.A. tonight at 7p.m.

Host Warren Olney interviews Linton and city of Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait about bike share programs.

Metro is currently receiving bids for a 1000-bike downtown Los Angeles bike share system billed as a 2-year pilot. If all goes as expected, bikes will be on L.A. streets about a year from now. If it is successful downtown, then the system is expected to be expanded to various locales throughout L.A. County. Read SBLA’s recent preview article on Metro regional bike share.

The Orange County cities of Anaheim and Fullerton both recently pulled the plug on their unsuccessful small-scale trial bike share systems.

The interview will be broadcast at 89.9 on the F.M. dial and at the KCRW website. We will provide a direct link to the interview in tomorrow’s “Today’s Headlines” post.

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