Austin’s nascent bike-sharing program, which city officials had said a few months ago could be up and running by May, has been slowed by contracting delays and now probably won’t debut until late this year.
Negotiating a contract with nonprofit Bike Share of Austin to operate the program, after the Austin City Council in January approved the sole bidder, took longer than expected, said Shannon Wisner, a spokeswoman with Austin’s Public Works Department.
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