Bike Sharing

While bikeshare garners a lot of attention from the white and wealthy, it is a less obvious choice for low-income communities. Difficulties include weather, time constraints, and overall demand for non-auto modes.
May 19, 2015   Vox
<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
<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>
Mar 22, 2008   Press Telegram (Long Beach, CA)
<p>A small-scale bike-sharing program is being launched on Capitol Hill for use by employees at the House of Representatives.</p>
Mar 10, 2008   The Oregonian