At Long Last, Bike-Share Stations Have Begrimed San Francisco

Post and Kearny. Photo: Cheryl Brinkman

Feast your eyes: downtown San Francisco has officially been begrimed by Bay Area Bike Share stations. Crews began installing them yesterday in preparation for the five-city launch Thursday of next week.

The SFMTA’s Livable Streets team has a photo album going on its Facebook page. If you spot any more, feel free to post pictures in our comments section. The station map may come in handy.

Embarcadero and Vallejo. Photo: ## Livable Streets/Facebook##

Commercial and Montgomery Streets. Photo: ##
Washington and Kearny Streets. Photo: ##
Sweet unwrapping. Photo: ## Livable Streets/Facebook##


First Bay Area Bike Share Stations Hit the Pavement in San Jose

Updated 4:56 p.m. The first Bay Area Bike Share stations have landed in San Jose. System operator Alta Bicycle Share began the roll-out yesterday with five stations and another five today, with five more coming tomorrow, said John Brazil, San Jose’s bike and pedestrian program manager. Update: In response to our request, Alta’s Laura Ruchinskas said “unfortunately we won’t be […]

Bay Area Bike Share to Launch August 29 (Not 28)

The official launch date for Bay Area Bike Share is Thursday, August 29, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District announced today. The BAAQMD corrected the August 28 date announced yesterday by the Valley Transportation Authority and reported in some media outlets. In a statement, Mayor Ed Lee called the launch “the first step in our […]