Monday, 22 June 2009
Bicing: Barcelona's Communal Bicycle Program Has Transformed The City (VIDEO): "While the United States continues to dither with small-scale programs in Washington DC, San Francisco, New York and Denver (Denver has 50 bikes, DC has a program & SF says they'll have a pilot program), Europe has nailed down the shared-bike program cold. France's Vélib, with 20,000 bikes, may be the world's largest initiative, but Barcelona's Bicing is touted as one of the most successful."
Friday, 5 June 2009
Bike Europe - News: Barcelona's Bicing Bike Rental Scheme Beats All Expectations: "15% of the city’s adult population is using the Bicing bikes frequently and on a subscription basis! During winter time 35,000 trips are made each day, which rises to 58,000 trips in summer."