Bike shares and diversity

One of the challenges bike share programs -- both here and in other cities -- is finding ways for the program to reach a wide variety of people. So it was interesting to read about DC's experience with "dockless" bike shares -- the systems are designed for people to just pick up a bike and drop it wherever -- and signs the systems have appealed to a more diverse crowd. (It sounds like one of the lessons is to make the friction for using the system as low as possible.) [CityLab]

Earlier: What's next for the CDPHP Cycle bike share

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