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(2) From Taipei – The You Bike 微笑単車 and Aiming to Become an Environmentally Friendly City
Cycling is popular throughout the world, but now it is also seen as a progressive, cultural symbol of cities that take care of the environment. In Taiwan, thanks to cooperation between bicycle manufacturers and the enormous success of the movie "Island Etude," the cycling population is rapidly escalating, encompassing the young and old, men and women alike.
In Taipei, the "You Bike," a rental service offering bicycles for commuting, came into operation from March 2009, thanks to cooperation from Giant, a bicycle manufacturer.