Tuesday, February 25, 2014

More on the North America Bike-share Industry Forum

Parts of this two day event will be avaible as a webinar for those in the industry who can not come in person to Arlington, VA -- just outside of Washington, D.C. To connect to the webinar on Sunday, March 2, 2014, which is for municipal officials invovled with bike-share and non-profit and for-profit operators of bike-share services one must register in advance at: Day 1 Webinar.

To connect to the webinar on Monday, March 3, 2014 which is for vendors and their customers and potential customers invovled with bike-share services, one must register in advance at: Day 2 Webinar.

For those who need more information about bike-sharing and how to be invovled as a municipality, owner-operator, or as advocates, here are current resources besides The Bike-sharing Blog that can be helpful:

Bicycle Sharing 101
Bradley Schroeder, has just publihed a new book: Bicycle Sharing 101: Getting The Wheels Turning. If you are starting a new bike-sharing service or just need to know more, it is worth the read and to keep as a reference.

The ITDP Bike-sharing Planning Guide
The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) The Bike-Sharing Planning Guide is also a good read. There are now over 685 bike-sharing cities world-wide. This makes for a good sample from which to glean some best practices and do's and don'ts. Get a copy of this Planning Guide at: www.itdp.org/library/publications/details/the-bike-share-planning-guide.

Keep in touch with The Bike-sharing World with The Bike-sharing World Map. It is the premiere resource for information on cities with bike-sharing. The easy web address for viewing the map is www.bikesharingworld.com.

Follow the Map on Twitter@BikesharingMap

See the O'Brien Global Bike Share Map which shows real time bike usage in many cities!

Russell Meddin               bikesharephiladelphia.org

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