Tag Archives: BIKE SHARING

Vancity BikeShare Experiment

This video explains how the whole Vancity ChangeEverything.ca Bikeshare Experiment got started. As the program is coming to an end we’d like to hear from people who were involved so that we can get a fuller picture of how the experiment turned out. We’d also like to hear from anyone who has any thoughts on […]

Copenhagen bike city

In Denmark practically everybody rides a bike, and in 2008 bicycle-friendly Copenhagen was named the world’s first Bike City by the International Cycling Union, UCI. So while in Copenhagen, why not get around the Danish way? Read more at http://www.visitcopenhagen.com/bikes  

Bike Share Usage Comparisons (among 12 cities)

I decided to compare the levels of bike share use in 12 cities. Nine of them in Europe, as well as Melbourne, Montreal and Washington, DC. I checked the levels of usage at 08:00 AM in all the European cities (I’m including London and Dublin under that label). The morning rush hour is beginning, people […]

The boroughs that love Boris Bikes

A new graphic (above) from Transport for London sheds light on where London subscribers to the Mayor’s bike hire scheme live.   http://lydall.standard.co.uk/2011/01/revealed-the-boroughs-that-love-boris-bikes.html    

Optimising Bike-Sharing in European Cities

Identification of key attributes for bike-sharing systems The aim of OBIS WP 3 is to determine central conditions for the success of bike sharing systems (BSS) in European cities. The data collection in OBIS WP 2 encompassed 51 systems, out of which 3 have already been closed and replaced, and 2 were pilots (Kraków and Gothenburg/Lundby). Many different notions of […]