In response, the Bureau of Transportation is temporarily easing regulations to make more taxis available during weekend peak hours through December.
The Portland-based bike-sharing company was purchased by Bikeshare Holdings for about $40 million.
The Department of Transportation will begin spearheading the trial July 2015 with 5,000 volunteers.
The agency chipped in $300,000 toward Lombard Plaza, a five-story mixed-use development.
The regional transit agency abandoned its plans to build a facility on NE Lombard Street.