Bikeshare: A Review of Recent Literature

  title={Bikeshare: A Review of Recent Literature},
  author={Elliot K. Fishman},
  journal={Transport Reviews},
  pages={113 - 92}
  • E. Fishman
  • Published 2 January 2016
  • Economics
  • Transport Reviews
Abstract The number of cities offering bikeshare has increased rapidly, from just a handful in the late 1990s to over 800 currently. This paper provides a review of recent bikeshare literature. Several themes have begun to emerge from studies examining bikeshare. Convenience is the major motivator for bikeshare use. Financial savings has been found to motivate those on a low income and the distance one lives from a docking station is an important predictor for bikeshare membership. In a range… 

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