Still No Launch Date For Bay Area Bike Share, But Check Out These Kiosks

Photos: Bay Area Bike Share

It’s August now, and there’s still no firm date set for the launch of Bay Area Bike Share, though it’s still promised this month.

If you’ve been following Bay Area Bike Share on Facebook and Twitter, however, you may have seen some photos of the kiosks and stations, so at least we know Alta has those in its facility. No sign of the bikes themselves yet.

A Bay Area Air Quality Management District spokesperson said Alta’s facility isn’t open for press tours. Booo.

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