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Despite stalled growth in China, Brazil and Russia, a wave of newly middle-class travelers from the BRICs and beyond will start visiting international destinations in the coming decades — dwarfing the numbers we’ve seen thus far.
From New York to Ann Arbor, critics argue city infrastructure is not ready while supporters push the health and environmental benefits of bike-shares. Supporters are winning out with more than 20 U.S. bike-share programs running or in the works.
The Ann Arbor City Council voted 9-2 Thursday night to move forward with launching a community bike sharing program by next April.
Stations will be located in and around downtown and the University of Michigan campus.
B-cycle has been selected as the vendor and will be providing the bicycles and other equipment. B-cycle systems are operational in 18 communities across the U.S., including Boulder, Colo., and Madison, Wis.