Copyright and licence

Bike Share Research provides open data licensed under the Open Data Commons Open Database License (ODbL).

You are free to copy, distribute, transmit and adapt our data, as long as you credit Bike Share Research and its contributors. If you alter or build upon our data, you may distribute the result only under the same licence. The full legal code explains your rights and responsibilities.

How to credit Bike Share Research

“© Bike Share Research contributors”

For browsable electronic maps, the credit should appear in the corner of the map.


Individual contributers are the primary source of data but some of our data is derived from BSS operator data, such as the number and location of stations.

Copyright infringement

Bike Share Research (BSR) aims to provide information about Bicycle Sharing Systems (BSS) and shouldn't contain any copyright information. If you believe BSR is infringing, please let us know by contacting Cyrille Médard de Chardon.