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The long awaited arrival of bikeshare has become a reality in Portland, Oregon.
July 5, 2016, 5am PDT
The Better Bike Share Conference convened in Philadelphia on June 22-24, 2016. Attendees gathered to find solutions for challenges of equity, social justice, and mobility in the country's emerging bikeshare infrastructure.
Better Bike Share Partnership
June 15, 2016, 2pm PDT
Atlanta is the latest among a roster of cities offering bikeshare systems around the United States. Few of those cities, however, are so decidedly devoted to the automobile.
June 14, 2016, 9am PDT
A bikeshare program in Downtown Dallas is a non-starter unless it's entirely funded by private money.
June 3, 2016, 11am PDT
One thousand bikes will be available exclusively to Metro passholders who subscribe from July 7 to August 1, when the general public will be able to sign-up. Subscribers will use a single card to access both transit and Metro Bikes. Sponsor needed.
The Source (Metro's blog)
May 29, 2016, 11am PDT
Some users accrue more data than others.
May 14, 2016, 11am PDT
What better day to launch a new bike share program than on Bike-to-Work Day? in the Bay Area, that day was May 12. The City of San Mateo launched Bay Bikes, with 50 bicycles at 11 stations. Now the region has two programs, the other being regional.
May 4, 2016, 1pm PDT
The way we measure the success of bikeshare systems could be giving us the wrong idea about their impacts, and about the transportation needs of low-income areas.
April 29, 2016, 8am PDT
In the United States, not a single bikeshare rider has died in an accident so far. A report from the Mineta Transportation Institute considers why bikeshare may be safer than conventional biking.
April 22, 2016, 2pm PDT
The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) is on a multi-modal roll, releasing two guides to non-automobile forms of transportation in recent weeks. The most recent offers guidance on why, where, and how to site bikeshare.
April 2, 2016, 1pm PDT
Two New Jersey cities square off when one accuses the other of abusing public resources—this familiar story is given novel form by bikeshare and public bike racks.
March 17, 2016, 7am PDT
Raleigh City Council voted Tuesday to adopt a bike rental program downtown and at five university campuses. Supporters say it will improve mobility, encourage healthy lifestyles, and offer a more urban lifestyle.
The Raleigh News & Observer
March 16, 2016, 1pm PDT
The newly approved Charm City bikeshare system has a leg up on the competition: 200 of the system's 500 bikes will come with electric pedaling assistance.
March 14, 2016, 11am PDT
Another study from a reputable think-tank offers evidence that bikeshare is the safest way to bike.
March 11, 2016, 1pm PST
Details are emerging about Biketown—the new bikeshare system coming to Portland. Portland is making use of online engagement and interactive mapping to inform station location choices.
February 28, 2016, 9am PST
Opposition to a bikeshare proposal in Raleigh, North Carolina, centers on whether enough people will use the system to justify its cost.
February 17, 2016, 9am PST
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February 9, 2016, 9am PST
While bikeshare is popular with planners and local officials all over the country, in some cities it still hasn't proven popular with people. One author has some thoughts on how bikeshare can begin to attract larger numbers.
February 8, 2016, 2pm PST
After missing out on the latest round of TIGER grants and being stuck in acquisition limbo with the city of Seattle, the bikeshare system of Pronto is running out of money and time.
January 31, 2016, 5am PST
A case is emerging from data shared by Citibike that the system gets the most use by commuters. Federal legislation is in the works that would make bikeshare-as-transit official.