It is estimated that there are around 1,600 bicycle sharing systems worldwide with over 18 million units. If you are considering renting one, wherever you live or while traveling, you can check out the Google maps service. You can even check if there are empty spaces in a station to return the bike.
The news is already available on Android and iPhone (iOS) smartphone apps in 16 countries in the following cities: Barcelona, ??Berlin, Brussels, Budapest, Chicago, Dublin, Hamburg, Helsinki, Kaohsiung, London, Los Angeles, Lion, Madrid, Mexico City, Montreal, New Taip, New York, Rio de Janeiro, So Francisco, So Paulo, Toronto, Vienna, Warsaw and Zurich. Google plans to expand to more places soon.