China's Hangzhou Public Bicycle

@article{Shaheen2011ChinasHP,
  title={China's Hangzhou Public Bicycle},
  author={Susan A. Shaheen and Hua Zhang and Elliot W. Martin and Stacey Guzman},
  journal={Transportation Research Record},
  year={2011},
  volume={2247},
  pages={33 - 41}
}
Over the past 20 years, China has experienced a steady decline in bicycle use. To address this trend, China's central and local government for urban transportation created Public Transit Priority to encourage public transport initiatives. As part of this effort, the government of the city of Hangzhou launched Hangzhou Public Bicycle in 2008. This service allows members to access a shared fleet of bicycles. As of March 2011, Hangzhou Public Bicycle operated 60,600 bicycles with 2,416 fixed… 

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