Many remedies have been put in place to cope with population increase – one of which is encouraging more people to commute using bicycles. Urban planners might hope, when adopting a bike-sharing scheme, that cycling will replace (at least some) car-based commuting in their city. If a bicycle is made available for rent nearby, people may change their travel habits. But research shows only a minority of share-bike users switch over from cars. So who, then, is likely to use share bikes and for what purposes.
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