Posted on January 23, 2013 1:18 PM
Bike sharing programs – state of the practice
The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center, in collaboration with Toole Design Group and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), have completed a study of current bike sharing programs in the United States. The study, Bike Sharing in The United States: State of the Practice and Guide to Implementation, explores the evolution of bike sharing in the U.S. The report identifies success factors, surveys different funding models, examines demographic and geographic trends affecting implementation of programs, gives a step-by-step approach for developing a start-up program, and discusses ways to increase demand in and to expand existing programs.