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London Bike

How London could improve its bike-share system

By Carla Fried Dozens of cities, from Chicago to Paris to Shanghai, have rolled out bike-share programs over the past decade to relieve pressure on automobile-clogged roadways and overtaxed public-transportation systems—and to potentially improve public...
bicycles car-sharing

Bicycles are eating the lunch of China’s dominant car-sharing app

By Li Tao Didi Chuxing last year beat the car-sharing business model’s pioneer Uber Technologies at its own game, and bought out the New York company’s China business to become the dominant app for hailing...
Bike Sharing

Bike-Sharing Companies Transform U.S. Cities

By Douglas Johnson Residents of major U.S. cities are becoming used to seeing docks for bike sharing programs nestled into parking spaces or next to subway station entrances. Adorned with stylish branding and corporate sponsors'...
Uber city

Uber Starts Dockless Bike-Share Pilot in S.F.

By Rachel Dovey Uber is now running on two wheels as well as four. This week, the contentious ride-hailing company began letting San Francisco users reserve pedal-assist electric bikes through its app. The idea, according to the New...
Bike Fingal

A bike sharing scheme is on the way to Fingal says Smith

  A Fingal public bike sharing scheme similar to the successful Dublin Bike scheme operating in the city, is a significant step closer this week with news that Fingal County Council is to seek expressions...
Bike-Sharing Free

Aspen’s bike-sharing program takes off in first free year; 50,000 rides this season

By Carolyn Sackariason As the summer season winds down in the Roaring Fork Valley, the executive director of the country's first free bike-sharing system is taking stock in the success of the program. WE-cycle ridership has...
London Bike

Bike sharing companies have three months to comply with new council rules

By Liam Cormicam An alliance of six Sydney councils has imposed new guidelines on dockless bike sharing companies. Inner West Council is leading the charge, giving the share bike companies three months to comply or they could face...
Policy Recommendations

With new mobility options, Detroit goes multimodal

By David Sands It's a chilly Thursday night in late January, and Detroiter Tamara Ballinger is waiting for a bus at DDOT's Rosa Parks Transit Center. The 21-year-old college student and fast food worker is...
Bike Sharing

Ofo, Mobike to Launch Bike-sharing Services in Israel

CTech Beijing-based bike-sharing company Ofo is set to launch its service in Israel this week. The service will be available in Ramat Gan, a city adjacent to Tel Aviv, the City of Ramat Gan announced. Chinese...
Shared Mobility

A new geography of sustainable transit

By Mira Klein Alongside “smart cities” and “transit-oriented development,” the term “mobility hubs” is joining the buzzy phrases making their mark on sustainable urban planning. Mobility hubs are a cornerstone concept for shared mobility transit, which...

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