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Why cities love bike hire schemes

17 Feb 2016 cycle hire research
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Researcher Alexandros Nikitas, from the University of Huddersfield, makes a convincing case for the growth of urban bike hire schemes across the world – saying “they are seen to complement the city’s public transport services, and give the city a more human-friendly feel”. His research also suggests that such schemes are effective in promoting cycling to motorists.

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Mon 17 Jul 2017, 19:58

This is also the conclusion drawn by Julien Demade in his book about transportation in the Paris region*: The humble bicycle is the only realistic solution to the clogged roads and overburdened public transit system. There is simply not enough money and time to do it differently.