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Dockless Bikeshare

January 7, 2021, 9am PST
The North American Bikeshare Association released the first-ever state of the industry report for active forms of micromobility—i.e., bike share and electric scooter rental companies.
Smart Cities Dive
December 2, 2020, 6am PST
Introducing the Micromobility Policy Atlas.
Shared-Use Mobility Center
September 8, 2020, 7am PDT
New data from National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) shows the number of rides on electric scooters and shared bikes rising by 60 percent between 2018 and 2019.
Smart Cities Dive
Feature
August 5, 2020, 12pm PDT
An interview with Kurt Kaminer, founder of the Bike Share Museum in Miami.
Mark Tirpak
June 26, 2020, 6am PDT
An exposé of the dramatic rise and fall of JUMP bikes under the ownership of Uber, in partnership with cities all over the United States.
Motherboard
June 7, 2020, 7am PDT
Mobility-as-a-service companies have disappeared when essential workers needed them most, falling short of their promoted role as gap fillers.
OneZero via Medium
March 5, 2020, 10am PST
The worst offenders of parking violations on the streets today aren't scooters—they're food delivery and ride-hailing drivers.
Cornell Chronicle
February 17, 2020, 9am PST
Los Angeles and Uber bike-share subsidiary Jump are in a protracted legal battle over the city's data sharing requirements.
Los Angeles Times
November 1, 2019, 2pm PDT
The battle over privacy data will move to court, as Uber and the Los Angeles Department of Transportation has been able to work out their differences regarding the use of the city's mobility data specification.
CityLab
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