by Matthew K. Roy, Salem News
The city and Salem State University are rolling out a new bike-sharing program — Salem Spins — and it offers residents and tourists another way to get around for free.
The city has two “hubs” where riders will be able to access a bike. One of them is downtown at the intersection of Essex Street and Hawthorne Boulevard. The nearby Hawthorne Hotel has volunteered to handle bike distribution. Those who want to use a bike will have to show a credit card and valid identification at the hotel’s front desk to receive a bike-lock key. Read more.