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
This three-part series from the <em>BBC</em> looks at bicycles in the modern world -- from Paris to Uganda to India.
Feb 3, 2009   BBC
Universities are looking to cut down on the number of cars students bring with them to school by offering free bikes and bike sharing programs.
Oct 22, 2008   The New York Times
Montreal, Quebec is launching a bike sharing service that will eventually see over 2,000 bikes available at 300 stations across the city.
Sep 26, 2008   Globe and Mail
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.
Sep 9, 2008   Reason Online
Washington D.C.'s bike sharing system has debuted, with 120 bikes at 10 stations.
Aug 16, 2008   The Washington Post
<p>New York City is considering a plan to institute a bike-sharing program in the city.</p>
Jul 14, 2008   The New York Times
<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>
Jul 11, 2008   Streetsblog
<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>
Jul 2, 2008   The Portland Tribune
<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>
Apr 29, 2008   The New York Times
<p>After the fall of congestion pricing, should New York look to Paris for ideas on how to reclaim its streets?</p>
Apr 24, 2008   Streetsblog