People of Color in D.C. Prefer Dockless Bike Share

A new study confirms that dockless bike share has proven more successful in reaching a more diverse population in D.C. than the more traditional bike share system, Capital Bikshare.
November 20, 2018, 2pm PST | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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"Dockless bike share is doing a better job reaching people of color than traditional city-sponsored bike-sharing systems," reports Angie Schmitt.

"Black residents in D.C. are far more likely to have tried dockless bike share or e-scooters from firms such as Spin, Lime, Bird and Jump than the public bike system, Capital Bikeshare," explains Schmitt in more detail.

Schmitt is sharing results of a new study by Populous, described in detail in a blog post by Regina Clewlow.

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Published on Friday, November 16, 2018 in Streetsblog USA
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