bike share http://kalw.org en Will Bay Area Bike Share expand on its downtown success? http://kalw.org/post/will-bay-area-bike-share-expand-its-downtown-success <p></p><p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">The success of Bay Area Bike Share depends on one place: downtown San Francisco. Back in August, the program. made a well-calculated gamble and stuck half the bikes in an area covering downtown, the Financial District, and South of Market. Basically, if bike share doesn’t work there, it won’t work in the Bay Area.</span><br style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;" /> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 00:30:13 +0000 Isabel Angell 38211 at http://kalw.org Will Bay Area Bike Share expand on its downtown success? SF Bay Area Bike Share launches Thursday http://kalw.org/post/sf-bay-area-bike-share-launches-thursday <div class="article-description" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 23.75px;"><p style="margin-top: 5px; margin-bottom: 10px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: inherit; vertical-align: baseline; background-color: transparent; line-height: 1.5em;"><a class="external-link" href="http://bayareabikeshare.com/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 115, 213); word-wrap: break-word;" target="_blank">Bay Area Bike Share&nbsp;</a>will launch its pilot program on Thursday. The $7,000,000 program, which is run by the regional Bay Area Air Quality Management District and city transit agencies, will roll out 700 bikes at 70 kiosks in heavily trafficked commuter areas of San Francisco, San Jose, and three other Peninsula cities. Wed, 28 Aug 2013 18:00:14 +0000 Isabel Angell 32212 at http://kalw.org SF Bay Area Bike Share launches Thursday