Seattle City Council makes bike-share program official, with fees; Chinese company says goodbye
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle city leaders have decided to expand a bike-share program that allows people to rent and leave a bike anywhere in the city. The City Council on Monday unanimously passed legislation that makes permanent a one-year pilot program started last summer. The Seattle Times report s under the legislation, the city plans to charge up to four bike-share companies $250,000 a year for a permit for about 5,000 bikes each.