I have been traveling a bit lately and it has been nice to see bike share programs in almost every major city I have visited. Each one seems to have its own twist. Here is a shot of a docking station in Tel Aviv -
At first the rounded racks did not make much sense to me, but I saw riders toss their backpacks on the rack and there is a rubber cord that can be extended over the bag. Interesting and possibly less prone to the complications of a basket.