LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Metro will temporarily close its 23 dockless bike-share stations in North Hollywood for six to eight weeks starting Monday to replace them with 12 stations with docks.
According to Metro, the docked stations are used more and are simpler to use while the dockless “Smart Bike” system has not been popular with riders in the North Hollywood area.READ MORE: LA County Confirms More Than 28,000 COVID Deaths; Reports Highest Number of Daily New Deaths Since April 2021
Metro said it will continue to offer a limited number of electric bikes in North Hollywood.
Once transitioned to the Classic Bike System, the stations’ bikes will be available for short local trips and will be compatible with Metro Bike Share stations all over Los Angeles County.READ MORE: Talk Radio Icon, Los Angeles Legend Michael Jackson Dies At 87
Metro urged North Hollywood bike-share users to make other arrangements until March.
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