Vancouver’s bike share system may negatively impact bike rental shops

Bike share systems are popular in other large cities like this one, as pat of the NYC Bike Share Program. Photo by: Craig Ruttle

The City of Vancouver’s bike share system program has its wheels in motion to launch this summer, but some bike rental shops have concerns about how it will affect their businesses.

The program which plans to roll out in June, will start with 100 stations and 1,000 bikes and will add another 50 stations and 500 bikes by the end of the year, has been a project eight years in the making.

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