Bikeshare

January 22, 2019, 8am PST
New York and Chicago asked residents to suggest sites for new docking stations. Most were not put at those locations, but that doesn’t mean collecting public input is not a useful and important part of the planning process, say researchers.
CityLab
January 2, 2019, 7am PST
The Chinese company seemed to be dominating its corner of the shared mobility market—until its dramatic downfall.
The Globe and Mail
December 20, 2018, 2pm PST
City bikeshare programs are failing to provide equal access for disabled residents, the Times reports.
New York Times
December 5, 2018, 2pm PST
Citi Bike's new owner is funding a massive expansion of the bike share system. Meanwhile ,City Hall is prepping for a battle over electric assist bikes and scooters.
StreetsBlog NYC
October 12, 2018, 6am PDT
Once a darling of investors and urbanists alike, pedal-driven dockless bikeshare is getting eclipsed by e-scooters and e-bikes.
Streetsblog USA
September 30, 2018, 9am PDT
One journalist argues that missing ingredient for a flourishing bike culture isn't rental bikes; it's safe places to ride.
Pasadena Star News
September 29, 2018, 1pm PDT
Two cities, of similar size (about 90,000 residents), and located in different corners of the country, unceremoniously dispatched dockless bikeshare pilots in recent weeks.
WCVB
September 11, 2018, 1pm PDT
The six-month pilot will offer discounts on Lyft rides that begin or end at a bikeshare station.
Michigan Live
August 23, 2018, 8am PDT
A new dockless expansion will grow the city’s bikeshare network but without the disorder that has plagued ventures in other cities.
CityLab
July 21, 2018, 11am PDT
The transportation network company is integrating new mobility options to help fill the first-last mile gap in cities.
Medium
July 6, 2018, 2pm PDT
Austin is one of the first cities where users can use Uber's new bike share system, after the transportation network company branched out earlier this year.
KXAN
July 3, 2018, 8am PDT
The transportation network company has purchased the largest operators of bike share programs in the United States.
Lyft Blog
June 27, 2018, 12pm PDT
Philadelphia offers another regulatory model to respond to the proliferation of dockless bike, ebike, and electric scooter share companies.
PlanPhilly
May 31, 2018, 2pm PDT
Years before there was e-scooter-share, there was electric (Vespa-like) scooter-share in San Francisco by start-up Scoot. Now that they are ready to launch electric bikeshare, the city won't let them, unlike Barcelona, Spain where it began service.
San Francisco Chronicle
May 9, 2018, 5am PDT
Private bikeshare companies have rolled out large fleets of bikes in cities around the world and United States, but despite their ubiquity, dockless bikeshare is actually much less popular than traditional bikeshare.
Governing
April 28, 2018, 5am PDT
As bikeshare operations have evolved and spread they've begun to differentiate, not just between docked and dockless, but also in terms of public or private ownership and electric and non-electric offerings.
CityLab
April 17, 2018, 11am PDT
The city of St. Louis has launched a permitting system for dockless bikeshare companies LimeBike and Ofo to operate.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
April 16, 2018, 7am PDT
A columnist in Austin is reminded of the early days of ride hailing companies. How did that work out for taxis?
Austin American-Statesman
April 12, 2018, 1pm PDT
The Dallas City Council is currently pondering a very contemporary question: how far should the city go in regulating dockless bikeshare companies?
Smart Cities Dive
April 11, 2018, 2pm PDT
A public appearance by Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi reveals the motivations behind some of Uber's recent businesses moves.
The Verge