Gallery: Boston Rolls out its ‘Hubway’ Bike Share Program!

It is not only easy to commute by bike now, but it’s also comfortable. Many of Hubway’s inaugural riders commented on how the sturdy three-gear Bixi bikes have wide “super-comfortable” seats and helpful pedal-powered lights.

Boston’s new bike-share program, dubbed the Hubway, officially launched yesterday with over 600 bicycles geared up and ready to rent. For those unfamiliar with the city’s narrow and winding roads, it has long been derided as one of the least bikeable cities. However, the popular support behind Hubway signals a great change. Boston is now striving to be a center of public bike travel in the Northeast. To celebrate the launch of the system and demonstrate how easy, inexpensive and green biking can be, Hubway members rode 200 of the bikes around the city!

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