Portland debuts bike share with 1,000 smartbikes (we’ll explain)

By Stephen Frothingham

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — A ceremonial unlocking of the first Biketown bike and inaugural ride across Tilikum Crossing took place Tuesday at the launch of Portland, Oregon’s bike share.

Biketown offers 1,000 bikes across 100 stations, and is claimed to be the nation’s largest smartbike program. What does that mean?

“It allows people to park the bike and you don’t have to worry about coming up to a station and it being full …read more

Via:: Bicycle Retailer and Industry News