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Seattle Bike Share program prepares for late summer launch

Seattle Bike Share program prepares for late summer launch

Source: KOMO TV

Expect to see more even more bikes in downtown Seattle soon, with plans for a new Bike Share program set to roll out in late summer. Puget Sound Bike Share executive director Holly Houser says they'll unveil branding and sponsorships next month and schedule 12 community workshops to get neighborhood feedback. The program is designed with transit-oriented commuters in mind. Funding includes a $500,000 from Seattle Children's, $500,000 from the state Department of Transportation and $1 million in grant money from the Federal Government.

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