Ofo Bikes

Bikeshare Startup Ofo’s Future Is Looking Dim. What Went Wrong?

The Chinese company seemed to be dominating its corner of the shared mobility market—until its dramatic downfall.

January 2, 2019 - The Globe and Mail

Ofo Bike Share

Huge Stacks of ofo Bikes Sent to Metal Recycler

A hill of yellow metal and black tires sits in a Dallas recycling facility, Mayor, Mike Rawlings is not happy.

August 15, 2018 - Jalopnik

Spin and LimeBike

Seattle Commits to Dockless Bike Share

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.

July 31, 2018 - Associated Press via the Daily Herald

Dockless Bikeshare

Mobike Quits D.C.

More like less-bike.

July 30, 2018 - The Washington Post

Dockless Bike Share

There's Little ofo Left to Share

Bike share company ofo's U.S. presence shrinks to a fraction of its former self, slashing its headcount and ending service in all but three U.S. cities.

July 28, 2018 - Quartz

Free Floating Bikeshare

Dockless Scooters and Bike Share Meet Mixed Receptions

Milwaukee is poised to start a Scooter share pilot. Meanwhile, a “lock to” requirement for bikes in Chicago may stop companies like ofo and Lime from keeping a foothold in that city.

July 17, 2018 - Next City

Dockless Bikeshare Service Launches in St. Louis, With City's Blessing

The city of St. Louis has launched a permitting system for dockless bikeshare companies LimeBike and Ofo to operate.

April 17, 2018 - St. Louis Post-Dispatch

San Diego Merchants Call for Halt to Dockless Bikeshare Operations

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.

March 12, 2018 - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Seattle Bikeshare

Bikeshare Still Searching for Profit

In Seattle, where bikes can be rented for as little as $2, rental fees don't cover most of the costs associated with bik share.

February 15, 2018 - KUOW

Grid Bike Share

On the Pitfalls of Dockless Bikeshare

App-driven bikeshare, without the station, has been spreading rapidly, especially in China. But the system comes with its share of problems, including its own version of the tragedy of the commons.

November 14, 2017 - The Guardian

Grid Bike Share

Next From China: Bikeshare Without the Station

Led by the companies Mobike and Ofo, so-called "dockless" bike sharing is all the rage in Chinese cities. Unlocked by app, the bikes can be left anywhere for the next user to pick up. There have been some hiccups.

July 28, 2017 - CNN Tech


Bike Sharing Leaves Shanghai Drowning in Bikes

Multiple bikesharing companies have put 280,000 bikes on Shanghai's streets, but many are parked in random locations or left unusable on city sidewalks.

March 18, 2017 - Shanghai Daily

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