"Resources for the Future, a think-tank, found that the system in Washington, DC has had only a 'marginal impact' on congestion. That said, the think-tank reckons that the 4% drop in congestion it found saves $182m a year in shorter travel times and less need to buy fuel."
How Bike-Sharing Conquered the World
Media Highlight from The Economist — Dec. 17, 2017
Journal Article — Jun 9, 2017
Bicycle Infrastructure and Traffic Congestion: Evidence from DC’s Capital Bikeshare
Urban bike sharing is gaining popularity for its purported health, environmental, and traffic congestion benefits. Evidence from Washington, DC, one of the most congested US cities, suggests that the Capital Bikeshare program reduces traffic congestion.