Alan Davies June 5, 2014 21 Comments
Guest writer Elliot Fishman explains the reasons for Australia’s lower than expected take up of bike share. He says it may be possible for cities with helmet laws to run a successful scheme
Alan Davies June 3, 2013 39 Comments
New York's Citi Bike scheme is less than a week old and it's already an overnight success. Would the Melbourne and Brisbane bikeshare schemes be as successful if helmets weren't mandatory?
Alan Davies November 28, 2012 83 Comments
The environmental and health benefits of bikeshare schemes are way too small by themselves to justify repeal of the helmet law. Any debate on changing the law should be evidence-based and inclusive
Alan Davies September 23, 2012 48 Comments
Fairfax cycling columnist Michael O’Reilly revived the debate about bikeshare schemes and mandatory helmets last week with a new article, Share bike schemes need to lose the lids.