Success factors for the development of urban bike systems

  • Justyna Suchanek MA, University of Gdansk, Poland


City bike systems are an important element of sustainable urban mobility. The first concept appeared in the world in the second half of the 20th century and since then the popularity of this form of transport has been growing all the time. The development of public bicycle systems increases cycling mobility. In recent years, systems have changed constantly, adapting to the needs of users. More and more advanced technological solutions are being introduced and they force continuous development and verification of previous assumptions. The high popularity of city bike systems has influenced the interest of researchers in measuring their success. The basis for creating the classification should be striving to meet the transport needs of potential system users and expectations related to new means of transport.

Feb 25, 2020
How to Cite
SUCHANEK, Justyna. Success factors for the development of urban bike systems. Transport Economics and Logistics, [S.l.], v. 84, p. 91-102, feb. 2020. ISSN 2657-6104. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 24 jan. 2021. doi:
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