NACTO complains that unsanctioned bikeshares are dangerous and inequitable, others counter these companies provide a valuable service that the market has shown a demand for.
2 days ago
Bikeshare is still fairly new in Los Angeles, located mostly around downtown before expanding to the rest of the city. So far, however, residents have been slow to adopt the system.
March 14, 2017, 12pm PDT
2016 saw a 25 percent increase in bikeshare trips over the previous year, continuing a five-year trend of rapid growth, according to the National Association of City Transportation Officers.
March 1, 2017, 9am PST
The city of Portland is wearing the Yellow Jersey on equity issues connected to the Biketown bikeshare system.
February 15, 2017, 8am PST
Seattle's bikeshare found itself in a negative feedback loop of low ridership, lean revenue, and limited facilities.
January 27, 2017, 1pm PST
Once a novelty, there are now bikeshare programs all over the country. Greater Greater Washington ranks 119 programs by size.
Greater Greater Washington
January 20, 2017, 2pm PST
Users of Portland's Biketown bikeshare system are choosing to rent bikes instead of driving.
January 19, 2017, 10am PST
Seattle, which will be losing it's bikeshare program after just over two years, may wish to have San Francisco's problem: a second bikeshare company wants to enter the marketplace, though without permits.
January 15, 2017, 1pm PST
Seattle's bikeshare system, known as Pronto!, will shut down in March.
December 13, 2016, 9am PST
Baltimore's still-new bike share system is off to a strong start, running 40 percent of its fleet on small electric motors.
Greater Greater Washington
December 6, 2016, 8am PST
Bikeshare programs were first introduced in the U.S. seven years ago. Outside Magazine investigates whether they "are actually benefiting cities and their residents."
November 28, 2016, 8am PST
Capital Bikeshare's ridership numbers are benefitting from delays and other service constraints resulting from WMATA's SafeTrack maintenance program.
November 8, 2016, 7am PST
With Pennsylvania a battleground state and Philadelphia a Democratic stronghold, ensuring that transit-dependent voters get to the polls was a given, but a transit strike beginning Nov. 1 threatened to derail access. The strike was settled Monday.
November 2, 2016, 5am PDT
It took six years and two returns from the dead, but Baltimore now has its own bike share system.
October 30, 2016, 7am PDT
An intrepid reporter took a tour of the new RTC Bike Share system in Las Vegas—along the way illustrating the bike-friendly realities of Sin City.
October 21, 2016, 2pm PDT
The new, Detroit-based sponsor will help pay for a ten-fold expansion of the Bay Area's regional bike share program coming this spring and a new Palo Alto program. Low income residents will be offered discounted rates to join Bay Area Bike Share.
Metropolitan Transportation Commission
August 31, 2016, 11am PDT
Located northeast of downtown Los Angeles, Pasadena is a "destination city" of its own. A recent push to make its streets more bike-friendly coincides with the upcoming arrival of bikeshare.
August 15, 2016, 10am PDT
A case is made in the Orange County, California, city of Garden Grove for protected bike lanes. And a new protected bike lane opens in Southern California's bike infrastructure capital, Long Beach.
July 31, 2016, 9am PDT
Although most people could probably guess the cities where residents own the fewest cars per household, it's surprising to find that Seattle residents own more cars than Atlanta residents.