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wheels&wings
07-09-2014, 09:46 AM
Here's a new study finding that Londonís bike share program actually increases the number of automobile miles driven per year. The study found that bike sharing in other cities examined -- Washington DC, Minneapolis, Melbourne and Brisbane -- successfully reduces the use of cars.
Actual study: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1361920914000480
Story in Conservation: http://conservationmagazine.org/2014/07/are-bike-share-programs-truly-green/