New wave of U.S. cities look at bike-sharing plans
Published 06/13/2010, Associated Press
Minneapolis is joining Denver in a new wave of cities in car-crazy America trying to cut down on obesity, traffic jams and air pollution with bike-sharing programs. It was debuting Nice Ride Minnesota on Thursday with 700 bicycles and 65 kiosks where riders can swipe a key card, pick up a bike and go — making it one of the largest urban bike-sharing programs in the U.S.Word count: 627
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