What do Americans want from bike-sharing schemes?
10 May 2018
What do Americans want from bike-sharing schemes?

While bike-sharing schemes have taken off in Europe and Asia, they’re struggling to take hold in the US, where fears around safety often dissuade commuters from hopping on two wheels. So, what can bike-share companies do to make their products appear to be a viable alternative to cars?

Daniel Sperling

Daniel Sperling is the founding director of the Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California-Davis. He is also the author of 'Three Revolutions: Steering Automated, Shared, and Electric Vehicles to a Better Future,' published in 2018.

Trasan Moore

Trasan Moore is a project manager for a defense contractor in Washington, DC.

Euwyn Poon

Euwyn Poon cofounded Spin in 2016 and is its president today. He has seen the company expand to 30 cities.

Paul DeMaio

Paul DeMaio founded MetroBike LLC, the longest-standing bike-share consultancy in the US, in 2005. He helped launch Capital Bikeshare in Washington, DC in 2010.

Meaghan Beatley

Meaghan Beatley is a journalist based in Barcelona. She has written for The Guardian, Vice, The New Statesman and National Geographic, among others.