America's Bike Rental Fleet Doubles Again in 2013

Chicago Bicycle Rentals

As some of you may know, I spend most of my days in Chicago … and those little blue “Divvy” bike rental stands are popping up all over the place. There are two like, a block-and-a-half apart on Damen as of last weekend. I just spotted another Divvy bike rental kiosk going up in Oak Park yesterday. Where there was nothing six months ago, there are now dozens of these things, and commuters on Divvy bikes are becoming a commonplace thing in Chicago.

Gas 2’s sister site, Sustainablog, assures me that this isn’t just happening in Chicago, either – Bike rentals are exploding all across America! You can check out the full article, originally published at Sustainablog, for more. Enjoy!


U.S. Bike-Sharing Fleet More than Doubles in 2013 (via sustainablog)

By Janet Larsen The opening of the San Francisco Bay Area bike share on August 29, 2013, brings the combined fleet of shared bikes in the United States above 18,000, more than a doubling since the start of the year. The United States is now home to…

Jo Borrás

I've been in the auto industry 1997, and write for a number of blogs in the IM network. You can also find me on Twitter, at my Volvo fansite, out on two wheels, or chasing my kids around Oak Park, IL.