How can we make sure that SF has a large bike sharing network while maintaining its sustainability? Paris is having difficulty protecting…Read More

In Paris, Thefts and Vandalism Could Force Bike-Share to Shrink

While North America has been buzzing with enthusiasm over the relatively recent introduction of bike-share, there’s been some sobering news recently from a city that's had its system in place since 2007. Home to the largest bike-share program outside China, it turns out Paris has been losing its bikes to theft and vandalism. A lot of bikes. …Read More

Recognize these folks? Ed Lee took a spin on bike share and Supervisor Scott Wiener (in back) is pushing for a full 3,000 bike expansion.…Read More

expand Bay Area Bike Share to a network of 3,000 bikes in SF

less use of autos.

Word is spreading! The LA Times picked up the story about need to expand Bay Area Bike Share!

S.F. supervisor pushes for expansion of city's bike share program
These bikes are part of Bay Area Bike Share, which launched late last month with 700 bikes in five cities, making it one of the smallest such pilots in the country. (Lee Romney/Los Angeles Times) By Lee Romney September 17, 2013, 2:29 p.m. SAN FRANCISCO -- Just weeks after the Bay Area launched a pilot bike share program, a San Francisco…Read More

Great piece in the SF Chronicle on why we need to expand bike share. Supervisor Wiener calls for 2,000 bikes more in SF.

New bike-sharing program prompts calls to expand

San Francisco Chronicle
New bike-sharing program prompts calls to expand Leah Millis, The Chronicle Pedestrians walk past new bikes at a Bay Area Bike Share station September 11, 2013 in downtown San Francisco. The new program offers stations sprinkled throughout the city in which pedestrians can rent and return bikes from at any hour. By Neal J. Riley …Read More