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Divvy bike faces difficulties expanding despite demand

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It’s been just a year since the Divvy bike program landed in Chicago and already it’s changed the way many of us get to work. The bright blue bikes have now become a familiar part of Chicago’s landscape. In fact, they’ve become so popular that many users are having issues finding the bikes necessary for their daily commutes. Last month, Divvy announced plans to add 175 stations and more than 1,700 bikes this spring. But this expansion is coming a year later than they originally planned, while demand continues to rise. Divvy's General Manager, Elliot Greenberger, joins us in studio along with two transit reporters, RedEye's Tracy Swartz and Marketplace's Dan Weissman. Active Transit Alliance's, Rob Burke, joins us on the line. (Photo: Flickr/Tony Webster)

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