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Bike Sharing

Bikes at a Divvy bike station in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Divvy Bikes Ramping Up For Spring Weather

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.

04/10/2014

The Divvy bike station at Daley Plaza is used by many city employees who work at City Hall, across the street, and get a discount on annual memberships in the bike sharing program. (Credit: CBS)

Company That Supplies Chicago’s Bike-Sharing Program Files For Bankruptcy: Report

The news casts a shadow on the city of Chicago’s plans to widely expand Divvy here, the Sun-Times reports.

01/20/2014

Bikes at a Divvy bike station in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Divvy Bike Sharing Will Continue To Operate During Winter

With the possibility of snow on the horizon, what happens to all those Divvy bikes around Chicago? WBBM’s Nancy Harty finds out.

10/21/2013

The Divvy bike station at Daley Plaza is used by many city employees who work at City Hall, across the street, and get a discount on annual memberships in the bike sharing program. (Credit: CBS)

Questions Raised After City Workers Get Discount On Bike-Share Program

Some questions being raised over a benefit provided to some people using the city’s popular new bike-rental program.

08/21/2013

City officials showed off the bicycles used in the Divvy bike sharing program at the 2013 Bike The Drive event in May. (Credit: CBS)

City Says Bike Sharing Going Well But Helmets Won’t Be Available

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.

07/15/2013

City officials showed off the bicycles used in the Divvy bike sharing program at the 2013 Bike The Drive event in May. (Credit: CBS)

City’s Bike Sharing Program Launches Today

This is the day for a nice downtown bike ride, before or after the Blackhawks victory party.

WBBM Newsradio–06/28/2013

Chicago's "B-Cycle" bike sharing program launched in July 2010 offered rental bicycles at a number of tourist locations. The city is looking to expand the program to 3,000 bikes and 300 stations for summer 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Bike-Rental Plan Gets City Council Approval

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.

04/18/2012

Chicago's "B-Cycle" bike sharing program launched in July 2010 offered rental bicycles at a number of tourist locations. The city is looking to expand the program to 3,000 bikes and 300 stations for summer 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Bike Sharing Program Plans For 3,000 Bikes Around City

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.

CBS Chicago–09/21/2011