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Bike Sharing

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The New Bike Share Trend: Is It Working?

Learn what a bike share is, how it works and which cities are taking part in the program.

12/18/2013

(File photo: Mayor Nutter tries out a sample bike-share vehicle near Rittenhouse Square.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Philadelphia’s Bike-Sharing Program Moves Forward

The city now has an official web page for the bike share program, at phila.gov/bikeshare.

08/22/2013

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Plans For Philadelphia Bike Sharing Program May Be Back On Track

The city’s bike sharing program, which was shelved five years ago, is back on the table and could be implemented in Philadelphia in about a year or so.

07/20/2013

(A vendor shows off a bicycle vending rack.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Vendors Give Philadelphians a Peek At Bike-Sharing Equipment Up For Bid

The city intends to roll out a program next year in which customers will be able to help themselves to a sturdy bike for a short time, paying at the self-service docking stations by the day or through an annual membership.

04/30/2013

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City of Philadelphia Wants To Get ‘Instant’ Bicycle Rentals Rolling

City Hall is now officially pushing a “bike share” program and will be asking City Council to help fund it to get it started.

12/10/2012

File photo (Credit: John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Apartment House Developer Offers Bike-Sharing For His Tenants

There will be three bicycles for residents to share at each of five Dranoff Properties’ buildings: three in center city, one in Manayunk, and one on the Camden waterfront.

09/12/2012