Sunday, 27 December 2009
Tuesday, 22 December 2009
Yesterday evening bicing was broken all over Barcelona again. This seems to happen a lot after a strong rain. But El Pais mentions that the reason was the failure of their computer system, which also affected their website.
This morning the problem was still apparent with a lot of the stations broken just before 9:00.
The graph from the bicingwatch statistics also shows that at least their web service was restarted this morning at 9:00, probably when the first people showed up in their office.
Tuesday, 15 December 2009
Friday, 11 December 2009
A view from the cycle path - David Hembrow: Little known about the effect of bike share on modal splits
Barcelona is this best example. Traffic counts show a substantial growth on some cycle routes. The BICING system takes some credit for a 26% growth in cycle usage over these routes, 46% of that growth was due to BICING. Over the whole area, the cycling share has approximately doubled.
Saturday, 5 December 2009
Bicing Payment of the entrance to the Zoo and public rates of Barcelona City Council - tickets to local gyms, civic and cultural centers - will be frozen in 2010, today said the first deputy mayor of Welfare and Territorial Cohesion, Carles Martí.source: europapress
Wednesday, 2 December 2009
La Guardia Urbana de Barcelona have arrested 600 people since May for stealing bicing bicycles. From the fleet of 6000 units 3300 have disappeared