Divvy

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How One Startup Approaches Rent-To-Own

Founded two years ago, Divvy buys homes for cash and then leases them to tenants who apply part of their rent toward a down payment.

November 25, 2019 - Tampa Bay Times

Chicago Street

Design Thinking Needs a Broader Perspective

A design-focused study of mode choice doesn’t consider the many ways people interact with and travel through urban environments.

May 15, 2019 - City Observatory

Chicago Divvy

Lyft to Help Expand Bike Share Citywide in Chicago

A sponsorship deal from Lyft, which owns the bike share provider Motivate, would expand Divvy bike service to every ward in Chicago.

March 21, 2019 - Streetsblog Chicago

Chicago Divvy Bikeshare

Chicago Wants Bike Sharing to Reach All Parts of City

The city recently received a grant that will help it grow its bike-share network, particularly into areas that have been underserved.

November 4, 2018 - WTTW

Citi Bike Rack

Lyft to Buy Motivate, One of America's Largest Bike Share Providers

Motivate operates Ford Gobike in the Bay Area, Citi Bike in New York and Divvy in Chicago among other bike share fleets.

June 4, 2018 - CNET

Indego

A Typology of Bikeshare Operations

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.

April 28, 2018 - CityLab

Chicago El

Free Public Transit for Chicago?

The CTA just raised fares, but some think if the service were truly committed to equity it should be made free.

April 18, 2018 - Chicago Reader

Oak Park, Illinois

No More Divvy Bikeshare in Oak Park

After two years of operations, funded with $300,000, the city of Oak Park is ending its Divvy bikeshare operation.

January 25, 2018 - Streetsblog Chicago

Chicago Divvy

Divvy's Top Rider Talks About Getting African-Americans Onto Divvy Bikes

Kerida Roland is an African-American delivery man based in Chicago's South Loop who put more than 6,000 miles on Divvy bikes in 2017.

January 16, 2018 - The Chicago Reader

Chicago Divvy

Chicago Bikeshare Rides Are Up, But Revenue Is Down in 2017

As the Chicago bikeshare service extends to more area in the city, some of the stations are in less dense locations and get fewer riders. Thus, though Divvy's revenues have gone up, the income to the city from the program has gone down.

January 1, 2018 - Chicago Tribune

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