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 ...

GET READY, VANCOUVER

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...

APPROVED

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?