People can now rent Zagster bikes in downtown Alpharetta, the second in-town bike share station after one at Avalon. CITY OF ALPHARETTA

Alpharetta expands bike share program to downtown

Alpharetta has expanded its bike share program to the downtown area with the installation of a Zagster bike share station on the town green next to the interactive fountain.

There are now five Zagster stations in Alpharetta, with a sixth in Big Creek Park, Roswell, according to a city announcement.

The program started in May 2016 with 12 cruiser bikes at three stations on the Big Creek Greenway.

“The later addition of a station at Avalon and the new station in downtown Alpharetta, however, moves the city’s bike share program from being a recreational diversion to a more robust program that begins to connect key destination points,” the city said.

Bikes can be rented using the free Zagster Mobile App for iPhone and Android or at http://bike.zagster.com/alpharetta/. Annual and daily passes are available. Each bike has a basket, automatic lights, reflectors and a bell. Riders must provide their own helmets, required under Georgia law. Information: https://bit.ly/2YD1Q0M

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