Program's goal is to reduce number of driving commutes
Giving away bicycles to commuters to get them out of their cars is no longer strictly a private enterprise. The state and King County are trying it as well.
people have signed up.
A new "green bike" program announced Thursday is aimed at getting 300 workers to reduce their commute trips by 60 percent between now and May.
The effort is financed with a $225,000 state trip-reduction grant that will be spent buying 200 bicycles, tuning up 100 more and paying for riding and safety classes. read more here