Bike sharing is booming too

Washington DC BikeshareLast week I was reporting that biking is booming in cities around the world. Grist wrote about how bike sharing is an essential component of this phenomenon as they are more than 500 cities in 49 countries with bike-sharing programs.

Collectively, they represent as many as 500,000 bicycles combined. This just might be the beginning as to a specialist “bike sharing has experienced the fastest growth of any mode of transport in the history of the planet.

If you are interested, please take the time to read Grist’s article as it is simply a must-read. Nonetheless, beware : it’s a long read…


Edouard is a sustainability and energy professional committed to bringing our societies to a carbon neutral future. He has been writing on related topics on this very blog since 2007.

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