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Wed May 29, 2013, 12:30 PM

Cyclists will be able to sign up this week for Chicago’s bike-sharing program


(Sun-Times) Cyclists will be able to sign up this week for the city’s new bike-sharing program, which will give members access to bicycles throughout the city.

Over the next year, some 4,000 Divvy bicycles — painted blue to match the stripes on the Chicago flag — will be available at 400 locations.

Members can purchase a 12-month membership for $75 or a daily pass for $7. The memberships will go on sale at www.divvybikes.com later this week at a time yet to be determined, said Chicago Department of Transportation spokesman Bill McCaffrey.

The membership gives users a personal key that will unlock bikes at stations throughout the city beginning sometime in June. ...................(more)

The complete piece is at: http://www.suntimes.com/news/metro/20374502-418/sign-up-for-chicagos-bike-sharing-program-scheduled-to-start-this-week.html



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