10 Oct '11, 4pm

Are Bike Rentals a Success? Depends Who You Ask

Are Bike Rentals a Success? Depends Who You Ask By DAVID JOLLY Ed Alcock for The New York Times A Parisian rides a Vélib rental bicycle in the Place de la Concorde. As I reported last week, Paris has begun rolling out new electric vehicles in a car-sharing program called Autolib. The city says the goal is to reduce car ownership, traffic and tailpipe emissions, improving residents’ quality of life. Bolloré, the company funding the project, wants to showcase its electric vehicles and its lithium-metal-polymer battery technology. While far behind cities like Amsterdam (who isn’t?), Paris is trying to hold its own in the green sweepstakes. To date, one of its most important projects has been a short-term bicycle rental system. Vélib, which started in 2007, is today fully integrated into the fabric of the city, counting millions of passenger trips each year. In proposing my Au...

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