Metro’s bike-share program expanded to Pasadena today, bringing 375 bicycles-for-rent to the city.
The bicycles will be available at any of about 30 bike-share stations,
with a half-hour ride costing $3.50 and monthly passes offering unlimited rides
Pasadena Celebrates The Extension
“Pasadena is a progressive, sustainable city with a long tradition of
supporting two-wheeled transportation,” Metro CEO Phillip Washington said.
“In actively requesting to be part of our program, Pasadena has demonstrated
its leadership in pursuing new environmentally friendly modes of
Provides Commuters With Another Option
Metro officials said a key benefit of the bike-share program is
providing commuters who ride light rail lines a way of reaching their final
destination if it is too far from the rail station.
Another Expansion Is Planned
The Pasadena program is the first extension of the bike-sharing system,
which began in downtown Los Angeles with 61 stations and about 700 bicycles.
Another expansion is planned July 31 in the Port of Los Angeles, with a future
expansion planned in Venice.
1,400 Bikes At 125 Stations
The expansion into Pasadena, Port of L.A. and Venice will create a total
of 1,400 bicycles at up to 125 stations.
City News Service.