BY esmina martins

portland to launch a long awaited bike-share program!

Tandem Mobility offers bike share programs all over the U.S. and they are finally going to start up in...

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PORTLAND

Bike share programs make it easier for locals to get access to bikes for commuting, exercise or even just a ride!

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And even though delays had rendered their launch to be postponed...

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THE PEOPLE OF PORTLAND STILL LOOK FORWARD TO IT

HOW DOES THE BIKE SHARE SYSTEM WORK

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The program will start off with 50 bikes until it reaches a 200 count...

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But that will require about $350,000 in sponsorships annually.

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Riders will have to pay $1 to unlock a bike, and then $0.15 each minute riding it.

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E-bikes will require $1 to unlock and $0.30 per minute after.

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THE PROGRAM IS SET TO LAUNCH ON AUGUST 15TH