Bike Sharing Cities Show the Way

If you don’t think the bicycle is a serious form of alternative transporation, you should ask yourself why cities are investing in bike-sharing programs to reduce traffic congestion even in cold-climate places like Minneapolis.

With high density communities, bike sharing, and public transit focusing on reducing carbon emissions will we see the day when the automobile is used primarily for long trips? Even out west?

Newest bike sharing system — Nice Ride Minnesota — launches Thursday
by Gene Bisbee at 08:03AM (PDT) on June 9, 2010  |  Permanent LinkCosmos

The newest and largest bike-sharing program in the U.S. begins operation on Thursday as Nice Ride Minnesota puts 700 bicycles on the streets of Minneapolis at 65 kiosks.

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