Don't know what the Velib is?
The Velib is a new system in Paris of Free bikes renting. You can actually find an article I posted last year about it on this blog here.
This video will help you out understanding the concept. You have bikes parking all over the town, where you can take a bike to go to your destination. You simply need to give it back to the next parking spot available.
Is it a realistic project?
In my opinion it is. The only problem will be that I believe in the US this kind of initiative has to come from corporation instead of the town. Therefore, I think that if a company is willing to develop the project and can turn it into a profitable business, then we could see soon a Velib-like system in San Francisco.
What do you think about the idea?
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