Bixi Chosen by London & Boston
Montreal’s Bixi bike system has been selected as the technology to use for the bike sharing programs what will be implemented in Boston and London.
London will have 6000 bikes distributed over 9 districts
Boston will use Montreal’s call centre. Luckily, for the success of the system, helmets are only mandatory for children under 16 in Massachusetts.
There are competitors to our bixi however :
B-cycle has a pilot system in Denver
Here’s a very favorable review in the Boston Globe
Bike share seems to be sweeping over the continent!