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Dockless Bikeshare

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
April 18, 2019, 7am PDT
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.
NACTO
Blog post
April 10, 2019, 5am PDT
At the beginning of 2017, few people in the United States could have predicted the quick rise to prominence of dockless bike share companies. Even fewer could have predicted what would happen next.
James Brasuell
Feature
March 25, 2019, 6am PDT
In the age of new technology, is it better to ask for forgiveness, or beg for permission? Austin Brown and Kelly Fleming of UC Davis explore why companies have taken this approach and how policymakers and business leaders can improve the situation.
Austin Brown, Kelly Fleming
January 18, 2019, 11am PST
Looking around the globe for lessons in equitable mobility in the new technology-enabled era of transportation.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
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
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 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
July 31, 2018, 2pm PDT
After the failure of its municipal bike share system Pronto!, Seattle was one of the first to regulate the operation of dockless bke share companies in the city. Now it's one-year pilot program is permanent.
Associated Press via the Daily Herald
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
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
June 2, 2018, 9am PDT
Critics of Mayor Bill de Blasio's "Five-Borough Bikeshare" program argue that Citi Bike should be expanded instead.
Crain's New York Business
May 21, 2018, 8am PDT
The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy weighs in on the hottest topic in alternative transportation.
Mashable
May 20, 2018, 7am PDT
Private dockless bikeshare companies are encroaching on territory controlled by public, docked bikeshare companies.
The Boston Globe
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 17, 2018, 10am PDT
Entitled tech bros! Disrupted sidewalks! Mass impound sweeps! Social media convulsions!
TechCrunch
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 9, 2018, 12pm PDT
Beleaguered transportation network company Uber has acquired JUMP, one of the dockless bikesharing companies making news in recent months in cities around the United States.
CNET