An Infrastructure Review of Public Bicycle Sharing System (PBSS): Global and Indian Scenario

  • Samir J. PatelEmail author
  • Chetan R. Patel
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Intelligent Transportation and Infrastructure book series (LNITI)


The present study discusses the historical overview of the Public bicycle sharing program from way back to its introduction in Amsterdam in the year 1965 to the present fourth-generation systems in developed and developing countries. In this paper, it is highlighted the various PBS system operated and popularly known for bringing radical changes in transportation systems. In India, due to smart city mission, most of the city has the PBS project. The analysis of the performance evaluation of existing PBS system and best practices definitely brings research insight for PBSS projects in India. This compendium of the research will help the planners and researchers to open the new avenue in the recent era of climate change also. At the concluding remark, this study analysis brings the interesting facts about the PBS system which one should know being a transport planner.


Public bicycle sharing Sustainable transport Non-motorized transport Bicycling 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringSardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, SuratSuratIndia

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