Longmont gets started with a Bike Sharing Program

Longmont has started a bike sharing program that hopes to someday grow into a city wide bike sharing program.

From Times Call

While a bike share program open to all Longmont residents -- like Boulder and Denver's B-Cycle programs -- is likely still years down the road, the city has started a small pilot program that gives its employees an option to check out bikes to ride between

Sara Rusher, Longmont City Records Manager, unlocks and checks out a bike from the bike-share program on May 22. ( Matthew Jonas )
campuses or at lunchtime.
Since the program launched in April, about 50 people have checked out the silver and white bikes. Odometers attached to each bike showed that riders last month logged about 250 miles.

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