Bike sharing partnership launches with MARTA

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The Relay bike sharing partnership officially launched Friday.

MARTA and the city of Atlanta celebrated the launch with a bike ride.

The ride started at the Colony Square bike station and ended at Arts Center station.

MARTA recently installed 37 bikes racks and repair stands at 37 train stations.

MARTA's CEO said the bike sharing offers people an affordable and fun way to travel and see the sights of Atlanta.

MARTA has distributed 500 bikes at various rail stations.

Seven MARTA stations have bike share stations. They are located at Arts Center, Civic Center, Inman Park/Reynoldstown, King Memorial, Peachtree Center, West End, and North Avenue.