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  • March 13, 2013

Title:  Biking Sharing in the US: State of the Practice and Guide to Implementation

Prepared by:  PBIC Livable Community Webinar Series

Date: April 26, 2012

Summary:  This webinar shares highlights from a national study of existing bike share programs in large and small communities across the US- providing an overview of important considerations such as operating costs, varying business models, and metrics of success.  The presenters also explain different funding sources used to implement bike share programs, with a focus on federal discretionary and non-discretionary programs and associated eligibility requirements.  To complement the findings of this research, Julia Diana with the city of San Antonio and Josh Moskowitz with Capital Bikeshare share insights and lessons learned from starting bike sharing programs in their respective jurisdictions. They also describe the planning and procurement process, as well as successes unexpected challenges encountered along the way.  Presenters:

  • Josh Moskowitz, Capital Bikeshare Project Manager
  • Julia Diana, manager of the San Antonio Bikes Program
  • R.J. Eldridge, Director of Planning for Toole Design Group
  • Mauricio Hernandez, Transportation Planner with Toole Design Group


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