Another mayor is calling for a bike sharing scheme a la Lyon and Paris.
Brisbane to get free bikes
Sophie Elsworth From: The Courier-Mail
December 09, 2007
FREE bicycle hire around the city could be introduced to Brisbane commuters and tourists next year.
Lord Mayor Campbell Newman is concerned about ongoing traffic pollution and congestion in the city, and hopes to introduce a public bike-hire system like those in some European cities.
“I hope that once people see how easy it is to get around the city by bike they’ll start thinking about using the car less for those quick trips down to the shops and other short journeys,” he said yesterday.
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What was once at the fringe is now at the centre.
Thanks to Peter Berkeley in Brisbane.