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Hawaii Bikeshare Lets Residents Pick Bikes To Be Used

Via Gas2. By Marc Howe A new bikesharing scheme is giving members of the public in Hawaii the opportunity to choose their preferred technology for the deployment and operation of the project upon its scheduled launch next year. Bikeshare Hawaii is a nonprofit project that enjoys the participation and support of both public and private partners, with the goal of […]

August 27th

Vélib Celebrates 6-Year Anniversary (Infographic)

Vélib, Paris’ groundbreaking bike-sharing program that one could argue is responsible for the boom in 3rd-generation bike-sharing programs in major cities around the world (I would argue that), has now been around for 6 years. (Wow. Time flies….) To commemorate the anniversary, the Vélib team created the wonderful infographic below (h/t The Bike-sharing Blog). Check […]

July 17th

Top Bike Share Programs… In An Infographic

Obviously, we’re big fans of bikes here. I realized several years ago that the common line and piece of advice “stop to smell the roses” matched bicycle transportation excellently. You see and smell and appreciate so much more on bike than in a car. I’d say that you do less so than on foot, but […]

July 14th

NYC Bike Share Launches — Thoughts From NYC & The Interwebs

New York City (NYC) has finally rolled out the beginnings of its large bicycle-sharing program, Citi Bike, with 6,000 bikes and 330 bike-sharing stations hitting the streets on Monday. The stations are initially located in Manhattan and Brooklyn. It’s far from the largest such project at the moment, but it’s the largest in the US, […]

May 29th

Divvy — Bike-Sharing System Debuting In Chicago In June

In just a month, Chicago will finally have its own large-scale bike-sharing program, providing thousand of bikes to residents via hundreds of solar-powered stations spread throughout the city. The system, dubbed Divvy, will debut in June with a few hundred bikes spread throughout 75 solar-powered docking stations. It is supposed to rapidly expand after that, […]

April 30th