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     May 16, 2018      #32-135 a2z
 
City joins bike-share program

By Lee Provost

KANKAKEE — Kankakee officially is part of the metro region’s first-ever bike-share program, which is set to begin by July 1.

By a 13-0 vote Monday, the Kankakee City Council approved the two-year, $6,000 expense to be part of the bike-rental program.

The cost to establish a five-bike kiosk in downtown Kankakee actually is $18,000 for two years. However, the Kankakee Development Corporation and the Kankakee Public Library also are committing $6,000 for the first two years.

The bike-share program will be operated by Zagster, a ...

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