By Kelsey Walker, Kinder Institute Post-Baccalaureate Fellow
and Kyle Shelton, Kinder Institute Postdoctoral Fellow
While bike-sharing is typically framed as a means of transportation for weekday commuters, a new analysis of
the programs in Austin, Denver, FortWorth, and Houston indicates that users frequently turn to bike-sharing
for recreational purposes in these cities. This nding is critical to our understanding of bike-share programs,
which are poised to proliferate and expand in the Sun Belt and elsewhere in the coming years.