Jan 31, 2018 - Technology

Uber is getting in the bike-share game

Uber's app, showing the option to book a JUMP bike. Photo: Uber

Next week, Uber will debut a test program to let San Francisco users book dockless electric bikes via a partnership with JUMP, the only such company currently with a permit to operate in the city.

Hot trend: Bike-sharing is booming, with companies in both the U.S. and Asia cropping up and raising shocking amounts of funding. Some are even hailing it as "the next ride-hailing," referring to the transportation model's global takeover in the last few years.

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