City of Vancouver Staff Recommendation on Public Bike Share, British Columbia, Canada, 2013
5 minutes Date Enacted: Jul 23, 2013
Implementing a Public Bike Share (PBS) system has identified as a priority for Vancouver and is an action item within both the Greenest City Action Plan 2020 and Transportation 2040 Plan. This report presents details relating to the recommendation to proceed with a PBS system and provides a description of the system including the approach for implementing the system in Vancouver. In addition, this study provides information on the recommended process for station siting, the helmet distribution system, risk mitigation, anticipated timelines, and the processes that were undertaken by staff to engage and consult with the public and external stakeholders.