LOS ANGELES (AP) — A privately-funded bicycle sharing program kicks off in downtown Los Angeles in April.

Bike Nation says the eventual citywide system will have 4,000 bikes and 400 kiosks in the city.

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Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Los Angeles Clippers player Caron Butler were on hand Thursday for the announcement that the bike-share program will debut downtown in April.

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The program will not be subsidized by taxpayers.

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