The bike share program will continue as “Pronto! Emerald City Cycle Share” with Alaska Airlines as its major founder.
In an announcement made by Pronto! Emerald City Cycle Share executive director Holly Houser, Alaska Airlines CEO Brad Tilden and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, the program unveiled the green-and-blue Seattle-themed bicycle which will be available throughout Seattle this fall.
“For several years, dedicated bike share supporters have been pulling together the pieces of this program, including funding, local partnerships, hardware and the technology,” said House in a statement. “The presenting sponsorship by Alaska Airlines and passionate support from Mayor Murray put bike share across the finish line and guaranteed that we will put 500 bikes on the street in September 2014.”
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