www.businessinsider.com By Rob Price
Uber is about to offer San Francisco residents an alternative way to get around the city: by bike.
Starting next week, the ride-hailing giant is going to let users rent electric-assist bicycles, or ebikes, through its app – the first time it has offered bikes as an option.
The bikes don’t belong to Uber. They’re from Jump, a bike-rental service that can also be accessed through its own app. Jump is rolling out 250 ebikes in the Californian city for an 18-month trial – with the potential for another 250 to be added nine months in.
Unlike the Ford GoBike bike-share program already in place in San Francisco, Jump’s bikes are electric and dockless…
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