Reinventing the Wheel: an Investigation of Social Equity in Bike Share Programs

Kristin Gavin, Villanova University, USA
Aronte Bennett, Villanova University, USA
Anna Katena, Drexel University
Often subsidized with public funds, it is expected that bike share programs be socially equitable; this expectation has yet to be examined empirically. We suggest social equity indicators that can be used to evaluate bike share programs. The indicators are then applied to assess programs in 3 U.S. cities. 
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Kristin Gavin, Aronte Bennett, and Anna Katena (2014) ,"Reinventing the Wheel: an Investigation of Social Equity in Bike Share Programs", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 42, eds. June Cotte and Stacy Wood, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 784-784.