Bike Sharing

Ohio State University plans to launch a bicycle sharing system this fall that is flexible and accessible, meeting the needs of many types of users. The system will include a mix of bicycles including tandem, hand cycle, electric assist, and others.
6 days ago   Ohio State Media Release
Theft and vandalism have crippled the citywide bike rental system in Paris, leaving operator JCDecaux uncertain of the increasingly expensive program's future.
Feb 10, 2009   BBC
This piece from <em>Streetsblog San Francisco</em> looks at the city's recently announced plans for a bike sharing program and why the 50-bike pilot is likely to fail.
Feb 7, 2009   Streetsblog San Francisco
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