Gallery: 6 Awesome Bike Sharing Schemes From Around the World


New York is an awesome place to cycle around and its new bike share program is anticipated bring a whopping 10,000 bikes at 600 stations all over the city, from Brooklyn to Manhattan. The program will provide flexible membership and a 24 hour service to its urban dwellers. Similar to many other bike services, the initial 30 minutes of riding is free, topped off with regular fees for each additional half hour. Sponsoring the program is Alta, and profits will be distributed between the company and the city.

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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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