Equitable Bikeshare Studies, National Institute for Transportation and Communities, 2017

  • Date Enacted: Aug 1, 2017

Summary

The Portland State University-based National Institute for Transportation and Communities, one of five U.S. Department of Transportation national university transportation centers undertook with their research collaborators: Portland State University’s Office of Research and Strategic Partnerships, and the Better Bike Share Partnership (BBSP)–a collaboration funded by The JPB Foundation to build equitable and replicable bike share systems. The partners include The City of Philadelphia Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) and the PeopleForBikes Foundation.

In addition to webinars, postings, etc. the NITC produced three more extensive studies of bikesharing and equity:

Breaking Barriers to Bike Share: Insights on Equity from a Survey of Bike Share System Owners and Operators (PDF)

Breaking Barriers to Bike Share: Insights from Residents of Traditionally Underserved Neighborhoods (PDF)

Breaking Barriers to Bike Share: Insights from Bike Share Users (PDF)

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  • Portland State University-based National Institute for Transportation and Communities