Bike Sharing, an idea whose time has come in Michigan, has taken root in several communities around the state. A story in Bridge Magazine spells out the appeal and how it work in towns like Traverse City, Ann Arbor, Mount Pleasant, Lansing and Detroit.
“Bike-sharing systems exploded across U.S. cities in 2013, with programs in New York City, Chicago, Boston, Washington, Chattanooga, and on more than 30 college campuses. The nation’s bike-sharing fleet doubled in 2013, will double again this year, and is expected to be four times as big in 2015 as it was in 2012, according to the Earth Policy Institute, an environmental group.”
Read more: Bike-share programs rolling out across Michigan.