Bikesharing in Europe, The America, and Asia: Past, Present, and Future

Authors: Susan Shaheen, Stacey Guzman and Hua Zhang
Date published: March 2010

Why did we select this research?

This study from the Transportation Research Board discusses the growth of different bikesharing programs across the world as a result of the increase in interest in sustainable transportation alternatives. The study shows a range of the business models bikesharing programs use as well the providers. It also discusses  the social and environmental impacts of using bikesharing programs.


Shaheen, S., Guzman, S., & Zhang, H. (2010). Bikesharing in Europe, the Americas, and Asia: past, present, and future. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, (2143), 159-167. Retrieved from: