Posts tagged "Alta Bicycle Shares"

Controversy Surrounds Bike Share Selection

Controversy Surrounds Bike Share Selection
I guess it wouldn’t be Chicago without allegations of impropriety… Last week, an Oregon-based vendor was selected to provide the infrastructure, equipment, and management assets for Chicago’s new bike share program.  I commented on the benefits of having an additional 3,000 bikes available for the short-term transportation needs of residents and visitors in a post... Read more »

What the New Bike Sharing Program Might Mean to Chicago

What the New Bike Sharing Program Might Mean to Chicago
Word came this morning that Mayor Emanuel has selected a vendor for the city’s bicycle-sharing rental program.  (Thanks to Grid Chicago for being the first to share this) The contract was awarded to the same Oregon-based company that runs similar programs in Minneapolis, Boston, Washington DC, Melbourne, Montreal, Toronto, and Ottawa and will soon be... Read more »