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Pretty rad: http://londonist.com/2010/08/visualisation_shows_cycle_hire_usag.php
There must be some sort of 'tide' effect where bikes are taken out of some hire stations but there are not enough people returning bikes to that station for it to remain full and vice versa. Do TFL have to hire people to ride the bikes back to the more popular stations?
They have vans with trailers on the back that shift bikes around as and when necessary.
Do the vans have a big Barclays logo on them? They have to get their money's worth.
they've had this in Stockholm for about 6 years
flat bed pick-up vans re-distribute the cycles twice a week