SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Government and business leaders say they plan to station bicycles at docking stations around Salt Lake City for use by residents.
Borrowers will pay $5 for a day's access to bicycles, plus an additional fee yet to be determined for each 30 minutes or hour of pedaling.
Members who pay $75 a year will receive a helmet that's worth almost as much money, courtesy of LDS Hospital.
Officials plan to install at least 10 docking stations with 100 bicycles around the city by March 2013.
Salt Lake's bicycle-riding mayor, Ralph Becker, says two wheels are not only a practical but fun way to get around town.
Becker unveiled a prototype bike station Tuesday at City Hall.
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