Bike-sharing: History, Impacts, Models of Provision, and Future

Journal of Public Transportation

This paper discusses the history of bike-sharing from the early 1st generation program to present day 3rd generation programs. Included are a detailed examination of models of provision, with benefits and detriments of each, and a description of capital and operating costs. The paper concludes with a look into the future through discussion about what a 4th generation bike-sharing program could be.

Filed in: Promoting Walking and Bicycling, Funding

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