Its launchin on the 31st of May and the first 10 docking stations are at:I'd use one for the first half hour. I honestly haven't seen any of the loading docks around the city though...isn't it supposed to launch in a few days?
REF: http://www.bv.com.au/bikes-&-riding/42222/The first ten Melbourne Bike Share station locations will be at: the Melbourne Arts Centre Precinct; Federation Square; corner Flinders Street and Swanston Street (outside McDonalds); the City Square, Swanston Street; Bourke Street Mall, Swanston Street; the State Library of Victoria; RMIT University, Franklin Street; Lincoln Square, Swanston Street; Melbourne University, Swanston Street and Melbourne University, Tin Alley.
Accidents by injury level for bicyclists, Victoria 1999
Accidents Fatal Serious Other Total %Fatal or Serious
Helmet worn 7 191 497 695 28%
Helmet not worn 3 48 74 125 40%
Unknown 0 43 139 182 23%
Total 10 282 710 1002 29%
Based on comparison of claims submitted to the TAC during 1989-1990 and 1990-1991, the number of cyclists killed or hospitalized with head injuries decreased by 51%, and the number with similarly severe injuries other than to the head decreased by 24%; for public hospital admissions (Figure 3), these numbers decreased 37% and 21%, respectively.
Allowing for the reduction in cycling gives only a 13% reduction for cyclists,