Do activists really want to help the poor - or just attack the rich?
“For too long the poorest areas have gone without bikes,” said Sawant. “If a big corporation wants to add more in those areas, they’ll have to pay.”
Some U.S. cities simply allowed private bikeshare, and now have full-fledged systems. Then there's Austin.
Thanks to a less-regulated approach, Dallas has, out of nowhere, become the North American bikeshare capital.
The Market Urbanism Report called it last year - electric bikeshare is already becoming a thing in U.S. cities.
In China, the solo driving trip looks anachronistic compared to cheaper and faster e-bikes. The same might apply to some U.S. cities.
The bikeshare startup is seeing rapid growth in various types of U.S. cities.