The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency will host a Bicycle Sharing demonstration. Come test systems from some of the nation’s leading bicycle share vendors and learn about plans to bring Bicycle Sharing to the San Francisco Bay Area!
From SFBC: Join sf.citi and the San Francisco Bike Coalition for a conversation about the launch of a new bike sharing program in San Francisco. Free RSVP requiredComplimentary valet bicycle parking provided by the SF Bicycle Coalition. To volunteer to valet park bicycles, sign up online.
Photo: Adrien B The MTA and City Car Share are welcoming the Bixi bicycle share program from Montreal, Canada, to San Francisco this Sunday to demonstrate how bicycle share could work if this city embraces it. City CarShare is using the event to conduct a user survey and provide information about the service to interested […]
From SPUR: A regional pilot program led by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD), in partnership with the SFMTA, Caltrain and the Valley Transportation Authority (VTA), will deploy 1,000 bicycles regionally in summer 2012 at up to 100 stations along the Peninsula transportation corridor. Agencies from throughout the region will implement this pilot program […]
Which will San Francisco’s bike-share program resemble? Lest it appear that Streetsblog doesn’t support bike-sharing in San Francisco, I should say from the outset that I love the successful bike-sharing programs that I’ve used, believe they are one of the more innovative new transit models available, and know that San Francisco is ripe for the […]
The SF County Transportation Authority issued a new report Monday to guide the expansion of Bay Area Bike Share, which sees 90 percent of its rides in San Francisco, despite the city encompassing half of the system’s bikes and stations. Among the recommendations in the “Strategic Analysis Report” [PDF] is giving the SFMTA greater independence to […]
Velib Google-Map mashup tells you how many bikes and how many vacant spaces are at each station 5328 bikes, to be exact. After excoriating Mayor Gavin Newsom a few weeks ago for his bike share media stunt, a lot of commenters weighed in with advice for making bike share work well in San Francisco. There […]