Thursday, 9 December 2010

The DGDW Blog: How Green is Bike Sharing?

The DGDW Blog: How Green is Bike Sharing? :
A knee-jerk analysis would say yes – you are exchanging a CO2 free bike for gas guzzler – therefore, it has be greener from a carbon emissions point of view. However, based on the city government’s numbers, few Bicing members are actually switching their car for a bicycle – in most cases they would of been just taking other forms of public transportation or walking, which means negligible carbon savings.
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