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University of Kansas bike-sharing service off to big start


LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas' new bike-share service has seen a booming start and plans to add more bikes to the fleet this fall.

KU's Center for Sustainability says in a new report that 12,000 rides totaling more than 5,000 miles (8,046 kilometers) have been taken by students and faculty since the April launch of VeoRide, the Lawrence Journal-World reported .

VeoRide, a bike-share company that was chosen from a pool of eight providers, distributed 180 bicycles throughout the KU campus. With the start of the upcoming fall semester, VeoRide plans to add 180 more bikes to...

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