Title

Bike-sharing: History, impacts, models of provision, and future

Authors

Paul DeMaio

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

2009

Subject Area

planning - history, land use - impacts, mode - bike

Abstract

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.

Comments

Permission to publish abstract given by Journal of Public Transportation

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