Dockless Bikeshare

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
April 4, 2018, 8am PDT
With piles of them strewn around stations, the transit agency is "cracking down" on bikeshare companies.
San Jose Mercury News
March 30, 2018, 5am PDT
You might have read about the oceans of impounded dockless bikes, piling up around cities in China, but you've never seen them like this.
The Atlantic
March 22, 2018, 9am PDT
Several dockless bike companies have continued to operate on the streets of Coronado, California, despite the city's decision not to permit the business.
San Diego Union Tribune
March 12, 2018, 12pm PDT
Public bikeshare arrived in San Diego in 2014. Last month, three companies unleashed thousands of dockless bikes, cluttering sidewalks in three business districts to the chagrin of merchants who want a time-out so the city can develop regulations.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
February 7, 2018, 2pm PST
Urbanist and advocate Kristen Jeffers decries the thinly veiled racism underlying complaints about D.C.'s dockless bikeshare program.
Greater Greater Washington
February 2, 2018, 8am PST
Republicans from the Florida House of Representatives are trying to take control of the potentially thorny issue of dockles bikeshare.
StateScoop
February 1, 2018, 11am PST
Ride-hailing service Uber is piloting a new venture in San Francisco alongside dockless bike-sharing startup Jump.
Modern Cities
January 11, 2018, 9am PST
Empowering cycling in Dallas is not about appeasing hipsters. It’s about making a more healthy equitable city, Krista Nightengale argues in an op-ed for the Dallas Morning News.
The Dallas Morning News