Vancouver Bike Share

What Happens To Vancouver's Bike Sharing Now?

CBC | Posted 03.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The impending bankruptcy of Montreal-based bike-sharing company Bixi has one Vancouver city councillor questioning the City of Vancouver's plans ...

Vancouver Bixi Hitting The Brakes?

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The City of Vancouver says that its promised bike share program is temporarily on hold following reports of financial trouble for the private company ...


CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.22.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - City councillors in Vancouver have voted in favour of spending at least $6 million of taxpayers' money on a new bike-share program.The pro...


CBC | Posted 09.22.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver city council has given the go-ahead to a public bike share program, after a day of debate and voting at city hall. The program is expected...

POLL: Do You Think Helmet Laws Should Be Relaxed?

CBC | Posted 09.18.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver's former planning director is urging the city to relax its helmet laws or face the failure of its $6 million bike share program. Vancouver...

Vancouver Bixi Bike Share Takes Taxpayers For Ride

Jordan Bateman | Posted 01.07.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

Vancouver's Bixi public bike-share program may sound like good public policy but in the end, it will be taxpayers who will get taken for a ride. Why are they paying for bikes when the car shares have proven transportation co-ops and businesses can be sustained without taxpayer dollars?