A new regional bikeshare program with all the latest advancements in bikeshare technology is on a fast-track in 16 Boston-area communities.

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October 23, 2017, 7:00 AM PDT

By James Brasuell @CasualBrasuell


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Bikeshare is poised to expand into suburban New England. | Felix Mizioznikov / Shutterstock

"A regional bike share system for communities outside of Boston is on the horizon, thanks to a project announced this week by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) in Boston," WickedLocal Concord reports.

MAPC hopes that the new regional bikeshare network will be operation by next Spring, The cities and towns signed up for the project are as follows: Arlington, Bedford, Belmont, Chelsea, Concord, Everett, Lexington, Malden, Medford, Milton, Newton, Revere, Winthrop, Quincy, Waltham and Watertown.

According to WickedLocal Concord, the new regional bikeshare program is likely to incoprate dockless technology and elective pedal-assist bikes (other wise known as e-bikes). "MAPC plans to formally solicit proposals from bike sharing companies in mid-November."

Hat tip to Rachel Dovey for sharing the news.

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