Sparks City Council says no to Lime Bikes

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SPARKS, Nev. (KOLO) -- The Sparks City Council has voted unanimously to notify Lime it will not renew the franchise agreement when the pilot expires January 2019.

The decision was made during the Sparks City Council meeting held Monday, September 24, 2018.

The program began in May 2018.

Lime released this statement: "Lime is disappointed in the City of Sparks' decision to discontinue Lime services. The residents and users within the city have spoken in support of Lime en masse and we are dismayed we cannot meet that demand. Lime is dedicated to working with communities to provide sustainable, alternative methods of transportation and hopes to find a way to work with this city and its residents in the future."