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The bike-sharing economy is shaking up the transportation market worldwide

Bike-sharing services are becoming a fast-growing market. Just this week, Uber acquired bike-share startup Jump, adding the company’s fleet of 12,000 dockless bikes to its transportation offerings. There’s no doubt that Uber is paying close attention to the growing popularity of bike-sharing services, which are taking off in cities worldwide. […]
The bike-sharing economy is shaking up the transportation market worldwide
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Apple Maps now includes bike sharing locations

Apple has incorporated a new feed of share bikes and their docking locations into Apple Maps. The feed, sourced from Ito World, incorporates data from 179 cities in 36 countries, and lets you simply search for a bike or station by entering “Bike Sharing” into the app’s search bar. Ito […]
Apple Maps now includes bike sharing locations
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3 reasons why bike sharing schemes don’t fit Australian culture

Many cities are keen on dockless share-bike schemes such as oBikes or Reddy Go, and for good reason. They promote greater physical movement, help solve transport problems in congested cities, and can be fun. But there’s a downside. Share-bikes can litter our cities and be found in rivers, up trees, […]
3 reasons why bike sharing schemes don’t fit Australian culture
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China is struggling to contain its epic bike-sharing boom

China has a growing bike-sharing problem. Here’s what happened on Monday when 300,000 people visited Shenzhen Bay Park to celebrate the Qingming Festival holiday An estimated 10,000 people arrived on shared bikes, and had nowhere to park them. Bike-sharing has gone through an explosive growth phase in the country, with […]
China is struggling to contain its epic bike-sharing boom