Bike Sharing

September 9, 2008, 1pm PDT
Greg Beato enumerates how American bike-sharing programs fall short of their Parisian counterparts. Until the program evolves some more, the autonomy afforded by the private car or bicycle will continue to prevail.
Reason Online
August 16, 2008, 5am PDT
Washington D.C.'s bike sharing system has debuted, with 120 bikes at 10 stations.
The Washington Post
July 14, 2008, 8am PDT
<p>New York City is considering a plan to institute a bike-sharing program in the city.</p>
The New York Times
July 11, 2008, 1pm PDT
<p>Residents of small and mid-sized cities in the US and Canada are getting an introduction to bike-sharing thanks to large local companies.</p>
Streetsblog
July 2, 2008, 2pm PDT
<p>Plans to establish a European-style citywide bike-sharing program in Portland have been put on hold, as city officials encounter recurring logistical issues.</p>
The Portland Tribune
April 29, 2008, 2pm PDT
<p>Based on Paris' Velib bike-share program, private sponsorship will support SmartBike in Washington, DC. For a $40 annual membership fee, SmartBike users can check out three-speed bicycles for three hours at a time.</p>
The New York Times
April 24, 2008, 12pm PDT
<p>After the fall of congestion pricing, should New York look to Paris for ideas on how to reclaim its streets?</p>
Streetsblog
March 22, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>The city of Long Beach, California, has initiated a bike sharing program for city officials. The program consists of 16 shared bikes, usable by city employees for short trips and errands around the city.</p>
Press Telegram (Long Beach, CA)
March 10, 2008, 2pm PDT
<p>A small-scale bike-sharing program is being launched on Capitol Hill for use by employees at the House of Representatives.</p>
The Oregonian
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