The demise of Melbourne Bike Share provides an opportunity to present the results of a post mortem and to distil the key lessons for any future program.


Overview of the global bike share context

  • History and growth rates
  • Performance metrics
  • Safety record
  • Costs and revenue
  • Business models
  • Emerging technology

An analysis of Melbourne Bike Share (MBS)

  • Who used MBS and why?
  • What explains MBS’ demise?
  • What lessons can we learn from the MBS and o-Bike experience?

The future of bike share in Melbourne

  • What might come next?
  • What is government’s role in a market-led environment?
  • WHat are the ingredients to success for bike share?


Dr Elliot Fishman Institute for Sensible Transport
Elizbaeth Kim General Manager of Mobility – RACV
Adrian Webb New Product Development – Department of Transport
Taru Jain Urban and Transport Planner – Monash University

This event is designed for anyone with an interest in transport sustainability, including those working in areas outside the Melbourne Bike Share catchment. Any future program is likely to extend beyond the boundaries of the old bike share catchment. This event will contain a strong focus on future possibilities for bike share.

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Registrations close 5th November