Facilitated by Dr Elliot Fishman, this Master Class will cover:
· Introduction to bike share systems: from humble beginnings to mega systems of 300,000+ bikes.
· Dockless bike share: Understanding best practice in regulation and parking.
· What other cities are doing to manage dockless bike share.
· Bike share gone wrong: what happened in the cities with poorly used bike share programs and what can we learn from them?
· The critical motivating factors for bike share users.
· Mode substitution and why it’s essential to bike share evaluation.
· Bike share impacts on car use, safety and physical activity.
· Emerging technology and trends in bike share.
· Elements of success: critical design features to optimise bike share impacts
2nd May, 2018
1:00pm – 4:30pm
University of Sydney
This Master Class is designed for the non-expert.
About the facilitator
Dr Elliot Fishman is a transport innovation and sustainable mobility specialist. He completed his PhD on global bike share, with a focus on the barriers and facilitators to use, as well as the impacts stemming from these programs.
Elliot is among the most widely published authors on bike share, having completed the bike share feasibility studies for Sydney, Perth and Adelaide. He has advised the Prime Minister’s Office on sustainable mobility, the National Government of Singapore and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). His book, titled Bike Share, will be published in Spring, 2018.
A selection of Dr Fishman’s peer reviewed articles is shown below:
- Bikeshare: A Review of Recent Literature, 2015, Transport Reviews.
- Bikeshare’s impact on active travel: Evidence from the United States, Great Britain, and Australia, 2015, Journal of Transport and Health.
- Factors influencing bike share membership: an analysis of Melbourne and Brisbane, 2015, Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice
Places are strictly limited.
Prospective participants are encouraged to register early to avoid missing out.
Cost: $140 + GST
This Master Class will be held at the University of Sydney
Start: 1:00pm (registration, tea and coffee).
Address: Holme Building, Science Road
University of Sydney NSW 2006
Getting there: The venue is approx. 15 minute walk from both Redfern and Central Train Station.