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Bike Share: What we’ve learnt from the Australian experience

Bike Share: What we’ve learnt from the Australian experience

Alan DaviesJun 5, 201421 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

Why is bike share safer than regular cycling?

Why is bike share safer than regular cycling?

Alan DaviesJul 8, 20134 Comments

It's not clear why serious injuries associated with bike share schemes are reported to be much lower than for regular cycling. However there are a number of possible explanations

Should the helmet law be repealed to save bikeshare?

Should the helmet law be repealed to save bikeshare?

Alan DaviesNov 28, 201283 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

Why is Brisbane CityCycle an unmitigated flop?

Why is Brisbane CityCycle an unmitigated flop?

Alan DaviesOct 9, 201213 Comments

A new study concludes there are multiple reasons why Brisbane CityCycle has flopped, including the difficulty of signing up, the need to wear a helmet, unsafe streets, and diabolical marketing.

Should bikeshare schemes be exempt from the helmet law?

Should bikeshare schemes be exempt from the helmet law?

Alan DaviesSep 23, 201248 Comments

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