Bike Sharing

 

Bike sharing/retting is become a very popular in most big cities in Europe.
There are health benefits where bicycle sharing systems are run, and it increases the number of people cycling (see the article :Impact Evaluation of a Public Bicycle Share Program on Cycling: A Case Example of BIXI in Montreal, Quebec) .

Impact Evaluation of a Public Bicycle Share Program on Cycling: A Case Example of BIXI in Montreal, Quebec

Wikipedia Bicycle sharing system

Madrid BiciMad

Paris Velib

London Barclays Cycle Hire

Comparison between Velib and the Boris Bike

Comparison between Velib and Barclays Cycle Hire