Bike-Sharing Programs Hit the Streets in Over 500 Cities Worldwide

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Cyclists have long entreated drivers to “share the road.” Urban transport advisor Peter Midgley notes that “bike sharing has experienced the fastest growth of any mode of transport in the history of the planet.” It certainly has come a long way since 1965, when 50 bicycles were painted white and scattered around Amsterdam for anyone to pick up and use free of charge. Miami Beach is planning to add 500 bikes to its current fleet of 1,000 as it extends into Miami this year.

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