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From A to B: Can Bikeshare Work In The 'Burbs?

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Columbia, Md. is one of the country's most famous planned communities.
Jonathan Wilson
Columbia, Md. is one of the country's most famous planned communities.

Howard County and the city of Columbia, Md. are exploring the idea of a Bikeshare program. If it moves forward, the bike sharing program could set the model for suburban bike sharing across the region. Jonathan Wilson takes a closer look at the proposal and talks with planners, residents and a national Bikeshare expert (who also happens to be a Columbia resident) about the challenges and opportunities ahead.

[Music: "A to B" by The Futureheads from The Futureheads/ "Share" by Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers from 25 Greatest Hits]

Photos: Bikeshare in the Suburbs


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