I was asked to publicize this too, so I hope no one at the Daily Post minds that I just copy/link to the article. Its all the same. I met with Kevin Holsapple, who is spearheading this, before the Christmas season.
Note. If you have detailed comments, please feel free to leave them here as well as on the survey. Thanks.
An online survey is open for responses at http://bit.ly/LAbikeshare
that invites all interested public to provide information that will be
used in assessing the feasibility of providing a bicycle sharing service
in Los Alamos County.
The survey is
a project of Places & Spaces Los Alamos, a 501c3 community
development organization. The group has researched approaches to bike
sharing systems that are being implemented in other communities with a
particular emphasis on private sector initiatives. They concluded that
there may be a cost effective, scalable operating approach that could
have applicability here. An open question is whether there could be
sufficient demand for shared bikes to justify the effort to pursue the
The survey is short and will take most people five
minutes or less to respond to. Respondents are requested to share the
link with other members of the public who they think could be interested
in providing their inputs.
Places & Spaces mission is to
support the creation and development of amenities, places and spaces for
community social interaction. The survey will be open for the next two
weeks. Analysis of survey responses and future actions planned by Places
& Spaces will be published on the group's Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/placesandspacesLA.