Development of a City Bike System on the Example of the City of Lublin

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The insertion of a city bike that complements the public transport system in large agglomerations, and mainly in the most crowded city centers, seems to be a very good solution that can contribute to reducing air pollution and reducing noise levels. In many situations, bicycle transport can perfectly fill deficiencies in public transport, e.g. at night, on holidays and on days when buses run to a limited extent. The article presents the functioning of the city bike system in Lublin since 2014. The first part of this article presents basic data on the city bike system in Lublin together with a map of bicycle stations, followed by data on the number of rentals, rental time, number of bicycle users, etc. Selected user opinions obtained on the basis of the survey were also presented. Finally, based on the analysis, final conclusions were formulated. The city bike system is used by about 10% of the population of the city of Lublin.

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