Alta Bicycle Share
|Headquarters||Portland, Oregon, United States|
|Area served||United States & Australia|
|Services||Bicycle sharing system operator|
Alta Bicycle Share (also known as Alta Bike Share) is a company based in Portland, Oregon, that operates bicycle sharing systems in the United States and Australia. The systems provide a flexible method for completing short trips, as contrasted with the longer rentals offered by traditional bike rental companies. In October 2014, it was announced that the company, which was facing bankruptcy, had been acquired by Bikeshare Holdings and would be relocating to New York under the leadership of Jay Walder.
Alta operates a number of systems in public-private partnerships with local governments:
- Bike Share Toronto in Toronto
- Capital Bikeshare in and near Washington, D.C.
- Divvy in Chicago
- Hubway in Boston
- Melbourne Bike Share in Melbourne
- Citi Bike in New York City
- Bike Chattanooga in Chattanooga, TN
- CoGo in Columbus, OH
- Bay Area Bike Share, regional service in the San Francisco Bay Area, California, with service in San Francisco, San Jose, Palo Alto, Mountain View and Redwood City.
- Pronto Cycle Share in Seattle, Washington
- Portland, Oregon city council approved a partnership with Alta Bicycle Share to provide their service to the city on December 12, 2012.
- Alta Bike Share
- Chabán, Matt V. (28 October 2014). "New Leader Will Drive Expansion of Citi Bike". The New York Times.
- "Pronto Cycle Share launches Seattle’s bike share program". Alta Bicycle Share. October 13, 2014. Retrieved October 14, 2014.
- Portland Bike Share moves forward with council approval of Alta contract
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- Alta Bike Share - company website