Despite the popularity of the bike sharing program, the system is working in the red, and city officials said although people use Divvy a good deal, ridership is down a bit, so more money is needed to keep it running. Starting Wednesday, the fee for a 24-hour pass will go up from $7 to $9.95.
The city’s popular public bike transit system will be expanding in the spring, including under-served neighborhoods on the south and north sides.
The folks behind the scenes of the Divvy bike-sharing program have been gearing up for warmer weather, tuning up hundreds of bikes and getting them out on the streets.
The news casts a shadow on the city of Chicago’s plans to widely expand Divvy here, the Sun-Times reports.
With the possibility of snow on the horizon, what happens to all those Divvy bikes around Chicago? WBBM’s Nancy Harty finds out.
Some questions being raised over a benefit provided to some people using the city’s popular new bike-rental program.
City officials say the Divvy bike-sharing program is going well after barely two weeks and there’s no plan to make helmets available for rent.
This is the day for a nice downtown bike ride, before or after the Blackhawks victory party.
Chicago will have 3,000 bicycles to rent from 300 stations this summer — and 4,000 bikes at 400 stations by next year — under an ambitious plan approved by the City Council Wednesday to provide the “missing link” in mass transit.
The city of Chicago plans to begin offering 3,000 bicycles to rent from 300 stations by next summer, under a bike sharing program announced on Wednesday.