Bicycle share fact sheet

The prevalence of bicycles in a community is an indicator of our ability to provide affordable transportation, lower traffic congestion, reduce air pollution, increase mobility, and provide exercise to the world’s growing population. Bike-sharing programs are one way to get cycles to the masses.
In early 2014, some 600 cities in 52 countries host advanced bike-sharing programs, with a combined fleet of more than 570,000 bicycles.
Spain leads the world with 132 separate bike-share programs. Italy has 104, and Germany, 43.
In 2013, China was home to 82 bike-sharing programs, with a whopping combined fleet of some 380,000 bicycles.