Bike Sharing

Bikesharing and bike rental has been popping up all over the United States the past few years, with more and more communities recognizing the benefits of sharing bicycles. Blog Post
Sep 13, 2015   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
With the recently announced selection of a vendor to operate its first large-scale bicycle sharing program, Chicagoans are primed to start pedaling in earnest this summer, reports Jon Hilkevitch.
Mar 15, 2012   Chicago Tribune
San Francisco will launch a pioneering electric bike share program this year, with the hope that pricing will help nudge consumers towards more efficient decisions, writes Sarah Laskow.
Feb 11, 2012   Good
A startup is proposing a new way to incentivize alternative transportation choices by giving people the option each day to choose between cars, bikes and transit.
Nov 4, 2011   Fast Company
Tom Angotti believes that community participation and neighborhood-level planning are key to a wider network of bike infrastructure in New York City.
Oct 26, 2011   Gotham Gazette
The Atlantic examines the factors that create a successfully implemented bike sharing program, based on current plans scheduled to be implemented on New York streets by next summer.
Oct 11, 2011   The Atlantic
Chicago's flat topography makes it ideal for bike riding. Now Rahm Emanuel and Gabe Klein's new public policies aim to grow their use. The city consistently scores as highly in bike-friendly rankings as New York, Austin, or Denver.
Oct 10, 2011   Huffington Post
Sunny Freeman of The Canadian Press takes to the streets to talk to bicyclists about their choice of conveyance. She says a gas price spike during the summer of 2008 pushed many Canadians onto two wheels.
Aug 14, 2011   Canadian Business
More American cities are following successful European cities' leads and launching their own bike sharing systems.
Jul 3, 2011   McClatchy
Channeling the Vélib bicycle rental system in Paris, the Capital Bikeshare program proves to be an unprecedented success in the States. Cities like Denver, Minneapolis, and NYC are starting to emulate.
Jun 25, 2011   The Infrastructurist
In city after city, cyclists are hit, injured, and killed less often when using bike-sharing than when riding their personal bicycles.
Jun 16, 2011   Streetsblog