Bike Sharing

Long lagging behind European and East Coast cities, cities in California are poised to adopt bike sharing in a big way. Los Angeles, Anaheim, San Francisco and others are adding the popular short-term rental service to their transportation options.
Oct 10, 2012   California Planning & Development Report
Garrett Bradford of TheCityFix.com explores why bikesharing systems in, like those in Denver, the Twin Cities, and Montreal go into hibernation over winter and re-emerge anew in springtime.
Dec 13, 2010   TheCityFix
<em>WNYC</em> talks with New York City Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan about the city's planned bicycle sharing system about how it will work and who it's intended to serve.
Nov 26, 2010   Transportation Nation
New York City is hoping to install a citywide bike sharing program with at least 10,000 bikes. The system could open by Spring 2012.
Nov 25, 2010   The New York Times
The city's bike sharing program is expected to launch with a 1,000 bikes next year. But it won't be limited to the city.
Oct 31, 2010   San Francisco Chronicle
More and more European cities are following the lead of cities like Paris and installing bike sharing systems. This article from <em>Der Spiegel</em> wonders if they'll last.
Oct 29, 2010   Der Spiegel
Erik Weber of non-profit EMBARQ argues that bike sharing systems combine the benefits of cycling and public transit and is a sustainable solution for cities.
Oct 27, 2010   TheCityFix
London's 10-week old bike sharing program appears to be on its way to turning a profit, a rarity in the public transit world.
Oct 16, 2010   Guardian
Bicycle advocates in London is calling on citizens to tell the city, via the web, where more bike parking is needed for the city's fledgling bike sharing program.
Oct 14, 2010   Guardian
A local activist in Seattle has started his own small-scale ad hoc bike sharing system with a handful of free bikes scattered throughout his neighborhood.
Sep 16, 2010   The Stranger
Bike sharing systems have been huge successes in cities like Paris and Barcelona. But due to their extensive infrastructure requirements, they're expensive to build. One man suggests a system run primarily by smart phones.
Aug 27, 2010   Grist