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Metro Bikes

Bikes Spike: Ride Shares Quicken the Pace

2016 saw a 25 percent increase in bikeshare trips over the previous year, continuing a five-year trend of rapid growth, according to the National Association of City Transportation Officers.

March 14, 2017 - NACTO

Smart Mobility Fosters New Transportation Options

A new Deloitte report evaluates ways that new technologies and mobility services help reduce the need to own and use private automobiles. Helsinki's audacious goal: By 2025, no city resident will need to own a private car.

May 21, 2015 - Smart Mobility

Tailoring Bikeshare for Underserved Communities

As discussed on Longbeachize by Brian Addison, a new movement in Long Beach is working to make bikesharing more accessible for marginalized communities.

November 6, 2014 - Longbeachize

What Determines Bicycle Share Usage?

A recent study synthesizes Capital Bikeshare data in order to help planners assess and improve bike sharing as a viable transportation investment. As the system expands into suburban DC, this research may help predict where it can succeed.

April 12, 2012 - Greater Greater Washington

Brrr, Where's my Bikeshare?

Garrett Bradford of TheCityFix.com explores why bikesharing systems in, like those in Denver, the Twin Cities, and Montreal go into hibernation over winter and re-emerge anew in springtime.

December 13, 2010 - TheCityFix

Bikesharing Coming Soon to D.C.

Capitol Bikeshare will launch in September with over a thousand bikes. ReadsetDC goes behind the scenes to see the bikes and infrastructure as it is assembled.

September 1, 2010 - ReadysetDC

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