The State of Micromobility

The NACTO Bike Share and Micromobility Initiative yesterday published a bunch of data and infographics to explain the state of shared micromobility, defined as station-based bikeshare, dockless bike share, and scooter share.
April 18, 2019, 7am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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According to an analysis published by the NACTO Bike Share and Micromobility Initiative on April 17, 2019, people took 84 million trips on shared micromobility services in the United States in 2018, more than double the number of trips taken in 2017. Adding another layer of detail on the 2018 data, people took 36.5 million trips on station-based bike share systems and 38.5 million trips on shared e-scooters. Meanwhile dockless pedal (non-electric) bikes, "which quickly proliferated across the U.S. in 2017, have largely disappeared from North American cities, with just 3 million trips in a handful of cities in 2018,"" according to NACTO.

The report is mostly devoted to the kind of helpful infographics and maps that help illustrate all of this data. Explore the archive from the Planetizen Scooter Media Brief for more links to the details of how the proliferation of micromobility played out in 2018.

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Published on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 in NACTO
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