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A Bay Area Bike Share station at Davis and Front streets in San Francisco. (CBS)

Bay Area Bike Share Expanding Despite Bicycle Maker’s Bankruptcy

The Bay Area Metropolitan Transportation Commission approved $8.7 million in funding Wednesday morning to expand the Bay Area Bicycle Share program to the East Bay in 2015 despite delays in existing expansion plans caused by the bankruptcy of a key business.

04/23/2014

A Bay Area Bike Share station at Davis and Front streets in San Francisco. (CBS)

New Bay Area Bike Share Program A Hit With Riders

The new Bay Area Bike Share system has only been in service for a week but seems to be a success as four times as many bicyclists have signed up to use the service as there are bikes available.

09/05/2013

Bicyclists on the Embarcadero in San Francisco use bikes from the Bay Area Bike Share program. (Bay Area Bike Share)

Bike Share Program Launched In 5 Bay Area Cities

Bay Area commuters fed up with traffic clogged streets have a new option to get around the region.

08/29/2013

Shared bikes are parked at a SmartBike station in Washington, DC. SmartBike DC was launched in 2008 and is modeled after similar programs in Europe and is the first bike-sharing program in the United States. (Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Bay Area Bike Share Program Begins August 28

A Bay Area bike share program in San Francisco, Redwood City, San Jose, Mountain View and Palo Alto will begin operating on August 28. The program’s first phase is set to launch that day with 700 bikes.

08/10/2013

Shared bikes are parked at a SmartBike station in Washington, DC. SmartBike DC was launched in 2008 and is modeled after similar programs in Europe and is the first bike-sharing program in the United States. (Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Bike Rental Program Gaining Speed in San Francisco

You don’t have to own a bicycle in order to pedal around San Francisco, under a new program that has moved a step forward at the Rec and Park Commission.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/07/2011

(AP)

San Francisco Sets New Transit Goal

San Francisco Supervisors have endorsed an ambitious goal to increase the use of bicycles as an alternative form of transportation.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/27/2010

Bike Sharing without Boundaries

It may soon be possible to borrow a bike from a kiosk in San Francisco, take it on Caltrain and drop it off in San Jose, all for a small monthly fee or even just […]

07/30/2010