System Name Greenville B – Cycle Boulder B – Cycle Nice Ri de MN Capital Bikeshare City Greenville, SC Boulder, CO Minneapolis & St. Paul, MN Washington, DC and suburbs Population of Cities Served 60,000 97,000 684,000 1,218,000 Number of Bikes 28 150 1,550 2,700+ Number of Stations 6 22 170 310+ Annual Ride rship 3,200 30,000 305,000 2,725,000 Average Daily / Bike 0.32 0.55 0.91 2.76 1 Daily ridership per bicycle an approximate as systems as many of these systems have expanded throughout the year. Precise system size figure for Capital Bikeshare unavailable as the system is current undergoin g expansion and adding additional stations and bicycles almost weekly. 2 Buck, Darren et. al. Are Bikeshare Users Different from Regular Cyclists? A First Look at Short -Term Users, Annual Members, and Area Cyclists in the Washington, DC Region Transportat ion Research Board 2012 3 Shaheen, Susan et. al. Public Bikeshare in North America: Early Operator and User Understanding Mineta Transportation Institute 2012 4 ibid                                 .                                                                                                                                            é 11 Financial model revenue estimates based on the escalating fee structure, howe ver the other two fee structures have been calibrated to return approximately the same amount of user revenue. 13Peters, Marks Civic’s Out: Now It’s the XL Center The Courant. December 18 2007 14                                  o o o  o o o o o  o o o o o o o 17 Government Auditing Standards (December 2011). The Government Auditing Standards are also known as “The Yellow Book,” published by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO).