RICHMOND, Va. -- Richmond's rentable bike share system is temporarily shutting down in response to the spread of the coronavirus.
RVA Bike Share announced the news on Twitter saying the closure is in an effort to protect the health of all people in the city.
The company did not specify how long they would be closed, but did say they will be closed until further notice.
TEMPORARY CLOSURE— RVA Bike Share (@RVABikeShare) April 17, 2020
To protect the health of all people in Richmond & to establish consistency across the state in order to slow the spread of COVID-19, RVA Bike Share & the City of Richmond have decided to close the system until further notice. @CityRichmondVA #StaySafe pic.twitter.com/5ED7OHv7sz