Divvy supplier files bankruptcy – – should not affect Chicago program

The Public Bike System Co., known as Bixi, based in Montreal filed for bankruptcy relief this week.  Bixi is the equipment supplier for the company that operates Chicago’s bicycle-sharing program.  Bixi has supplied thousands of bicycles, equipment and computer software to operate the city’s program which is managed by Alta Bicycle Share, Inc. out of Portland, OR.  A city official said that the bankruptcy should not have a negative impact on the Divvy program.

For more details read, “Divvy supplier files for bankruptcy, but bikes expected to keep rolling.”