Officials Present Details For New City Bike Sharing Program

By Sam Charles | Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Scott Kubly of the Chicago Department of Transportation details the city’s plan to integrate a new bike sharing program. Credit: Sam Charles

In the last of three public meetings, Chicago Transportation Commissioner Gabe Klein and other members of CDOT shed some light on the city’s planned bike sharing system to more than three dozen citizens at the Lincoln-Belmont Library, 1659 W. Melrose St.

“We are going to form a dense network that can then be gradually expanded,” Klein said.

The launch for the program is slated for Spring 2013 and a goal of the city is to establish 100 miles of protected bike lanes by 2015.

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