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LimeBike and Spin have been selected to provide dock-less bike share services for Newton, Needham and 13 other inner suburban communities in Metro Boston
starting this summer, the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) has announced.
“People who live, work, and visit the service area will be able to rent bikes using a smart phone, and ride them anywhere in the 15-community region, starting
at a cost of $1 for the first 30 minutes,” said MAPC’s Executive Director Marc Draisen. “The new system will incorporate station-less, smart bike technology,
and will also feature some pedal-assist electric bicycles, or ‘e-bikes,’ to make