Thursday, June 4, 2009

Update: Public bike developments in Italy

Over the months of April and May the Italian Bicincitta PBS program added six more cities to their “Community Bicincitta”, bringing them to a total of 42 in Italy and 2 in Spain. Brief background on each new city project together with links and contact information follow.

1. Terni, with 5 workstations,

2. Syracuse , opened at the recent G8 summit, the first service of Bike Sharing in Sicily and first service Bicincittà - offering both traditional and bicycles with pedal assisted (e-bikes),

3. Bassano del Grappa, with 5 stations in the historic center,

4. Bergamo, larger project with 15 stations throughout the city, managed by ATB;

5. Schio, revolutionizes the design of sustainable mobility with new Municipality of bicycle lanes safe and secure and the system of Bike Sharing BiciSchio;

6. Asti, in Piedmont, offering a free service for all citizens.

For further information, visit their website at . The specific services can be indentified under their “Adhered Cities” link on the top menu.

Photo showing the "La BiGi" service in Bergamo.

* For more on how Bicincitta works, click

We shall in due course be presenting an overview of the Bicincitta project, along with all of the other major PBS projects worldwide.

Contact info:
Via Genova, 2 - 10040 Rivalta (TO) - Italia
Tel 0119023711 - Fax 0119023721

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