Fort Collins To Start Bike Sharing Program

Fort Collins officials say a bike-sharing program will be available in the city by April.

The Coloradoan reports that city transportation manager Amy Lewin says FC Bikes and Fort Collins Bike Library will launch at least six bike stations across town by spring.

She says details are still unclear because the contractor, Zagster, will work with local bike organizations to decide how many bikes to include and where stations will be located.

The system will complement the existing bike library run by a nonprofit part of the city-managed FC Bikes Department. The library rents bikes for $10 per day.

Bike library director Stacy Sebeczek says the library will serve as a staffed hub for the automated bike sharing system.

Zagster is a bike-sharing company based in Massachusetts. It operates 150 systems in 35 states.