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April 8, 2021, 8am PDT
With some strategic planning on the part of transit agencies and operators, shared e-scooters can be an important ally in the fight against car dependence.
Greater Greater Washington
December 22, 2020, 6am PST
The city wants to cut its car use in half by 2030 as part of an aggressive set of "aspirational" goals.
Streetsblog Massachusetts
October 22, 2020, 6am PDT
A report from the Brookings Institution shows how planners can use new types of anonymized data to inform mobility planning decisions.
Route Fifty
September 20, 2020, 5am PDT
D.C.'s Capital Bikeshare is celebrating its 10th birthday today, September 20.
Greater Greater Washington
July 24, 2020, 5am PDT
Bike share data from six U.S. cities offer insight into how Americans have changed travel patterns during the pandemic.
Citymetric
September 18, 2019, 9am PDT
The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) is providing guidance for cities struggling to reckon with the sudden evolution of transportation modes in urban areas.
Smart Cities Dive
September 16, 2019, 6am PDT
A new report by INRIX Research ranks cities in the United States, United Kingdom, and Germany for the potential of micrombility devices to reduce automobile trips.
The Oregonian
August 16, 2019, 6am PDT
Companies are looking to generate profits, but customers have come to expect low-cost, subsidized travel and raising prices will prove challenging.
Time
June 17, 2019, 6am PDT
The state needs to pass legislation to legalize electric bikes and scooters to give residents more mobility options and discourage driving.
Crain's New York Business
April 28, 2019, 1pm PDT
Local governments struggling to keep up with the fast-paced innovations of the micromobility industry can make use of a new report from the National league of Cities.
Smart Cities Dive
March 19, 2019, 10am PDT
Transit ridership is dropping, but a closer look at causes points to the role bike share could play in making transit a better option.
Curbed
February 21, 2019, 1pm PST
Some good news, and some bad, on the effect of bike-share programs on transit ridership.
Smart Cities Dive
November 20, 2018, 2pm PST
A new study confirms that dockless bike share has proven more successful in reaching a more diverse population in D.C. than the more traditional bike share system, Capital Bikshare.
Streetsblog USA
November 9, 2018, 11am PST
Bike share riders in Philadelphia will have the option of trying something a little zippier.
PlanPhilly
November 4, 2018, 1pm PST
The city recently received a grant that will help it grow its bike-share network, particularly into areas that have been underserved.
WTTW
October 29, 2018, 12pm PDT
Lime Bikes and two other bike share operators applied for expansions in the city, but all were rebuffed.
Seattle Magazine
October 7, 2018, 1pm PDT
Uber plans to support sustainable mobility by funding advocacy efforts, sharing data, and offering bike-share service.
Curbed
September 2, 2018, 1pm PDT
Mayor John Tory announced a 2018 expansion of bike share that will include 3,750 new bikes and 360 new stations.
Daily Hive
August 17, 2018, 6am PDT
Instead of expanding the traditional docked bike share stations, Citi Bike will launch new dockless bikes in the Bronx.
StreetsBlog NYC
August 7, 2018, 11am PDT
Politicians and residents are uniting to delay Ford GoBike's expansion around San Francisco.
San Francisco Examiner