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.
Low-income residents in Chicago are being offered significant discounts on the city’s popular Divvy bike-sharing program.
Stephanie Kemen and her boyfriend were heading south on Dan Ryan near the I-55 split about 10:30 a.m. on Saturday when they spotted a woman riding a Divvy bicycle beside them.
The Divvy bike rental program is offering discounted membership for students at several Chicago area colleges.
The student membership will cost $55 for an annual membership, discounted from the standard $75 fee.
The city’s popular public bike transit system will be expanding in the spring, including under-served neighborhoods on the south and north sides.
Helmets can reduce the risk of head injury by as much as 87 percent. But by some estimates only a quarter of all cyclists wear them. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.
The Emanuel Administration has finally landed a corporate sponsor for its Divvy bike-sharing program, a major health insurer that makes a fitting match for the popular blue bikes.
September 28th of 2013 was, by any measure, a perfect day for a bike ride: The sun was shining, a gentle southerly breeze kept temperatures in the 70s.
The news casts a shadow on the city of Chicago’s plans to widely expand Divvy here, the Sun-Times reports.
Divvy bicycle stations will close today ahead of the historically frigid airmass bearing down on Chicago later tonight that many have dubbed “ChiBeria.”
With the possibility of snow on the horizon, what happens to all those Divvy bikes around Chicago? WBBM’s Nancy Harty finds out.
The City of Chicago has officially opened one of its newest Divvy bike-sharing stations – right outside the United Center.
A husband and wife are suing the city of Chicago as well as their alderman, requesting the removal of a Divvy bike station that they say will bring an “invasion” of people, trash and noise to the doorstep of their Lakeview condominium.
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.