Gallery: 6 Awesome Bike Sharing Schemes From Around the World

 
COPENHAGEN

Denmark's beautiful city of Copenhagen has an extraordinary reputation for being a bike friendly city. With large bike paths and a awesome cycling mentality, many residents have several bikes and they're easy to rent for tourists to enjoy. A city wide plan from RAFFA Archictecture & Design is hoping to increase the  population of cyclists even further -- from 37% to 50% over the next three years -- by implementing a program with a GPS tracking and an online reservation system. The scheme looks quite futuristic and is an innovative plan that could take off around the world.

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  1. jmme March 7, 2012 at 9:49 am

    Not a bike sharing program but it is a great bike program that recycles bikes and allows people to earn bikes is the bike rescue in Troy, NY.

  2. jflb85 February 5, 2012 at 2:45 pm

    with all due respect, I was deeply disappointed when I read this article and found no reference to Montreal’s bixi program, especially knowing that the bixi concept is the program being sold and implemented in all of the above mentioned American cities as well as other cities abroad.

  3. cameobabe February 5, 2012 at 11:08 am

    This is a wonderful article! Here in Toronto, our mayor actively fights against bicycles in the city and wants to spend city money to erect a useless ferris wheel on the lake front. We do have a bike share system but it’s nothing compared to the one’s you’ve featured. It’s articles like this that show what makes a world-class city.

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