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“The Most Persuasive Evidence Yet that Bike-Share Serves as Public Transit”

In a recent article for The Atlantic’s CityLab, contributing writer Eric Jaffe wrote about “The Most Persuasive Evidence Yet that Bike-Share Serves as Public Transit.” In the article, he provides detailed evidence that bikeshare services in urban regions substitute other forms of public transit “for short trips in the core, and expands [transit] service on the outskirts.

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“Helsinki’s ambitious plan to make car ownership pointless in 10 years”

Adam Greenfield, a senior urban fellow at LSE Cities, recently wrote an article for theguardian.com, about “Helsinki’s ambitious plan to make car ownership pointless in 10 years.” In the article, Mr. Greenfield discusses that “the Finnish capital has announced plans to transform its existing public transport network into a comprehensive, point-to-point “mobility on demand” system by 2025 – one that, in theory, would be so good nobody would have any reason to own a car.

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