Montréal’s public bike system won the Good Design Award given by the Chicago Athenaeum. The museum of architecture and design presents the awards annually in recognition of the world’s best designed products.
Bixi was chosen over 500 other products. Apple and BMW were also among the award-winning companies. Winning products will be exhibited at the museum beginning in June, 2011.
In recent years, Montréal’s public bike system has received a number of distinctions, including: