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Notable initiatives include the world’s largest bike rental scheme and the relocation of farmers to high rises, China Daily and the Wall Street Journal report.
A public-private partnership and gradual rollout were essential, one of the creators of the program writes in Governing.
From lowering speed limits to closing roads to traffic, cities in Europe, the Americas, and Asia are restricting vehicles, the Economist reports.
A recent compilation of the world’s top 20 cycling cities contains some new and unexpected entrants, Wired reports.
Short distances between homes and docking stations and high-density networks encourage urban bike sharing, the Washington Post reports.
Philadelphia’s new bike share initiative aims to be inclusive with 20 kiosks located in the city’s most impoverished neighborhoods, Cyclelicio says.
The bike-rental service provides tourists with an opportunity to meet locals and pick up tips about cycling around Amsterdam, The Pop-Up City reports.
A first-in-the-nation funding concept could be a model for other cash-strapped cities to add bike sharing systems, Next City reports.
Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi are among five Vietnamese cities that may pilot bike share programs, according to Saigoneer.
Low-income customers make up less than one percent of the bike share customers in New York and other major U. S. cities, NPR’s Joel Rose reports.
Bike share program first to feature tablets, GPS
Program gains speed in Taipei, other cities