Across the globe, cities are embracing an innovative approach to urban mobility that combines the flexibility of a bicycle with the accessibility of public transportation. In Chattanooga, Miami, Spartanburg, Nashville, Charlotte, and more than 200 other cities on six continents, bike sharing is part of a critical and powerful movement in public transportation that promotes healthier living, cleaner air, safer streets, improved accessibility to businesses, job creation, recruitment, and economic growth.
Bike sharing consists of a fleet of bicycles available on demand for short-term rentals from a network of stations at key destinations citywide. Membership and
fee-based rentals are appropriate for short trips, transit-linked trips, and
tourist trips; for many riders, they help complete “the last mile” of a commute
to work or other destination. Autonomous and technologically advanced, bike sharing is easy to use, relatively affordable compared to other modes of public transit, and – requiring virtually no alteration to a city’s existing infrastructure – easily and quickly
Click here to download the Memphis Bike Share Feasibility Study!