Shared Mobility

Row of blue New Orleans bike share bikes at a docked station on street

The Resurrection of New Orleans Bike Share

After the city lost its bike share fleet, its former manager pledged to bring it back, and did so under a non-profit model that centers equity for riders and workers.

January 25, 2023 - Grist

Sunset view of downtown Youngstown, Ohio over a bridge

Hometown Bike Share Company to Launch in Youngstown

A Black-led, family-owned company is bringing e-bikes to the Ohio town.

January 3, 2023 - Next City

Station with rown of red Capital Bikeshare parked bikes on Washington, D.C. sidewalk

Bikeshare Ridership Up From Pre-Pandemic Levels

Shared micromobility, particularly docked bikeshare systems, are seeing record growth, but ‘scooter inflation’ may cool riders’ enthusiasm.

December 2, 2022 - Bloomberg CityLab

Three Lyft electric scooters parked on a sidewalk in West Los Angeles

Lyft Pulls Micromobility From Los Angeles Area

The company will no longer provide shared bikes and scooters in the L.A. region, citing a ‘lack of longterm commitment’ from cities.

November 25, 2022 - Santa Monica Daily Press

Coronavirus and Lime

New Data Reveals Shared Mobility's Significant Impact on Emissions

Two new studies show that the adoption of shared micromobility can reduce transportation-related emissions and congestion by substantial margins.

November 9, 2022 - Streetsblog USA

Three people standing next to Lime bikeshare bikes looking out over water toward the Seattle skyline

New Shared Mobility Tax, More Traffic Cameras Could Be Headed to Seattle

Proposals before the city council include a per-vehicle tax on shared bikes and scooters and a hike to the city’s vehicle registration fee.

November 3, 2022 - The Urbanist

Man with leather messenger bag riding CitiBike bike on New York street

The Resilience of Bikeshare

The inherent simplicity of bikes makes shared mobility systems a crucial transportation option during natural disasters.

October 4, 2022 - Bloomberg CityLab

Woman accessing bike at bike share station

Shared Mobility Ridership on the Rebound

Ridership on shared bike and scooter fleets showed numbers higher than before the pandemic in the second part of 2021, according to a new report.

August 26, 2022 - Smart Cities Dive

Bus stop in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with blue bus and passengers boarding

Pittsburgh Launches Guaranteed Basic Mobility Pilot

The program aims to improve access to jobs and economic opportunities for some of the city’s most underserved neighborhoods.

August 25, 2022 - Smart Cities Dive

Woman sitting on recumbent bike

San Francisco Launches Adaptive Cycling Program

The program offers a variety of adaptive bikes at no charge to people with disabilities.

July 21, 2022 - Mass Transit

Boise GreenBike station with bikes

Boise To Launch Shared E-Bike Pilot

After the city nixed its bike share program due to the pandemic and other issues, a fleet of 50 electric bicycles will be available to Boise residents and visitors from July until the end of October.

June 16, 2022 - KTVB

Bike Share Electric Scooters

Micromobility Growing in Smaller Cities

Shared mobility services are proliferating in small towns and cities, despite the regulatory hiccups operators have been experiencing in larger markets.

June 13, 2022 - Smart Cities Dive

Parked electric scooters on a sidewalk with person walking bike in the background

Highlights From the National Shared Mobility Summit

Mobility leaders from around the country met to discuss multimodal transportation, equity, and accessibility.

May 25, 2022 - Smart Cities Dive

MoGo Bikeshare Bikes

Detroit Bike Share Celebrates Five Years

In its five years of operation, Detroit’s MoGo bikeshare has added electric and adaptive bikes to its fleet of more than 600 bikes.

May 20, 2022 - MoGo

A row of Electric Scooter for sharing from Lime in Seattle with the Amazon Spheres in the background.

One Year of E-Scooters in Seattle

The city’s shared e-scooter program has proved popular, seeing more than eight times as many rides as its bike share system.

April 25, 2022 - The Seattle Times

Electric Scooters

Integrating Micromobility and Public Transit for Better Service

A report highlights successful strategies for making public transit and micromobility options work together to support more multimodal trips.

April 20, 2022 - Newswire

Close-up of row of Healthy Ride bike share bicycles

Pittsburgh To Revamp its Bike Share System With E-Bikes, New Stations

The system overhaul is partly due to nextbike's shift to focusing on its European markets. The new fleet will include 350 e-bikes and expand service to new neighborhoods.

March 21, 2022 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Tilikum Crossing

Opinion: How Micromobility Operators Can Stay Relevant

One micromobility CEO says operators should align themselves with cities' mobility, climate, and equity goals to maintain their relevance in the urban spaces of the future.

March 13, 2022 - Smart Cities Dive

Lyft

What Are Transportation Network Companies?

Transportation Network Companies (TNCs), provide on-demand transportation services through app-based platforms to create a new level of convenience for riders—and a host of challenges for policymakers and regulators.

December 14, 2021 - Diana Ionescu

An electric scooter blocks the sidewalk near a street festival in Chicago's West Loop.

Lessons From Five Years of E-Scooters

As cities continue to adapt micromobility regulations to address new devices and technologies, what can we learn from Chicago's five years of e-scooter pilots?

December 9, 2021 - Streetsblog Chicago

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