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Portland may have to pay millions for bike share

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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Portland transportation officials are considering using city money to finance $4.6 million of the startup costs for a bike-share program.

When the Portland City Council accepted a $2 million federal grant to start a bike-share program in 2011, it did so on one condition: No city money would help pay for it.

The documents also indicate fears about the exclusivity of the program may be justified: Preliminary maps show bike-share stations will be concentrated in downtown and close-in East Portland, cutting out many low-income neighborhoods.

Read more at Willamette Week.

 

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