Metro's bike-share program expanded to Pasadena Friday, bringing 375 bicycles-for-rent to the city.
The bicycles will be available at any of about 30 bike-share stations, with a half-hour ride costing $3.50 and monthly passes offering unlimited rides for $20.
"Pasadena is a progressive, sustainable city with a long tradition of supporting two-wheeled transportation," Metro CEO Phillip Washington said.
"In actively requesting to be part of our program, Pasadena has demonstrated its leadership in pursuing new environmentally friendly modes of transportation."
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Metro officials said a key benefit of the bike-share program is providing commuters who ride light rail lines a way of reaching their final destination if it is too far from the rail station.
The Pasadena program is the first extension of the bike-sharing system, which began in downtown Los Angeles with 61 stations and about 700 bicycles.
Another expansion is planned July 31 in the Port of Los Angeles, with a future expansion planned in Venice.
The expansion into Pasadena, Port of L.A. and Venice will create a total of 1,400 bicycles at up to 125 stations.