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Table 3 Motivators to bicycle share use among potential users (n = 182), ranked by the number of respondents that selected each item

From: Who is in the near market for bicycle sharing? Identifying current, potential, and unlikely users of a public bicycle share program in Vancouver, Canada

Rank Motivators n (weighted) % of total
1 For my health 86 47.0
2 Stations near home 83 45.5
3 I don’t have my own bicycle 75 41.0
4 Stations near destination 64 35.3
5 Cost is inexpensive 53 29.1
6 For fun 47 25.9
7 Helmets are provided 45 24.7
8 Convenience over other modes of transportation 35 19.5
9 Bicycles have a basket 34 18.6
10 System is easy to use 33 17.9
11 Bicycles have lights 33 17.9
12 Get to ride for free after paying membership fee 32 17.7
13 Bicycles have gears to help with hills 23 12.7
14 I like the appearance 9 4.8