Bicycle infrastructure and traffic congestion: Evidence from DC’s Capital Bikeshare, Washington, DC, 2016

  • Date Enacted: Nov 19, 2016

Summary

This study explores the impact of bikeshare infrastructure on congestion in an urban environment. The impact on helping to reduce traffic congestion as a result of the Capital Bikeshare were studied and it was found that the dock-based bikeshare system contributed to a 4% reduction in traffic congestion in Washington DC.

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