Gallery: LA Investigates Bike Sharing Program

Inhabitat has reported before about the implementation of large-scale urban bike sharing programs, but it looks like we’re one step closer to a bike sharing reality in Los Angeles. As far back as 2009, the Department of Transportation had shown interest in the development of a bike sharing service for the City of Los Angeles, but until recently there was no word on when such a program would come to fruition. Recently, a motion supported by the County Supervisor, Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa, and Santa Monica Councilwoman O’Connor ordered the staff of the LA County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) to consider the possibility of using existing Metro stations as bike sharing facilities.

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