Copenhagen managed to provide bicycles to it's citizens (and visitors!) for free! I wonder if there's a way BABS could run this program…Read More

Copenhagen City Bikes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Copenhagen City Bikes or Bycykler København was the bicycle sharing system of Copenhagen, Denmark. Launched in 1995 with 1,000 cycles, the project was the world's first organized large-scale urban bike-sharing scheme,[1][2] which, unlike its Dutch predecessor, featured what are now considered basic elements such as coin deposit, fixed stands and…Read More

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
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