Bike Sharing Programs

March 19, 2015, 1pm PDT
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.
Ohio State Media Release
August 22, 2014, 8am PDT
Adding 175 new stations by Spring 2015, the Divvy expansion would add 1,750 bicycles to the system in wards further away from the downtown core.
Chicago Tribune
July 21, 2013, 11am PDT
The bike helmet requirement will ultimately destroy the success of the planned Seattle bike share program, writes Danny Westneat, Seattle Times staff columnist, after experiencing first-hand the world's most successful bike share program in Paris.
The Seattle Times
February 3, 2012, 7am PST
The runaway success of Washington D.C.'s bikeshare program, in less than two years of operation, has it poised to expand to the city's suburbs this year.
The Washington Post
October 11, 2011, 10am PDT
The Atlantic examines the factors that create a successfully implemented bike sharing program, based on current plans scheduled to be implemented on New York streets by next summer.
The Atlantic
September 7, 2011, 12pm PDT
Boston's bike share program Hubway has attracted 2,319 annual subscribers and had 36,612 station-to-station trips after one month of being open, reportst Erick Moskowitz for The Boston Globe.
The Boston Globe
October 11, 2010, 5am PDT
Next June, Paris will begin a test phase of a citywide electric car-sharing program.
Der Spiegel
September 25, 2010, 11am PDT
Washington D.C. became the latest city to launch a bike share scheme Monday. "Like bees tumbling from the nest, scores of riders on ruby-red bicycles swarmed from a lot near Nationals Park to establish Capital Bikeshare," writes Ashley Halsey.
The Washington Post
November 11, 2008, 2pm PST
Paris' bike sharing program is well-known, but not alone - these programs are flourishing throughout Europe. The key to their proliferation lies in the new technology they utilize. This article highlights the 'third-generation' Barcelona program.
The New York Times