Recent Streetsblog SF posts about Bike Sharing

Proposed East Bay Bike-Share Sites Announced

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Note: This story has been corrected since it was originally posted. Thank you to sharp-eyed readers. Bay Area Bike Share released a map of proposed sites for bike-share stations in the East Bay today. Proposed sites for expansion into San Francisco and San Jose have already been released, but these are the first ones for […]

America’s Biggest Bike-Share Operator Now Makes Its Own Bikes

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Motivate, the company that runs bike-share systems in several large American cities, is now manufacturing its own bikes. When the current Motivate management team took over last fall, they inherited two big problems. Most of their systems ran on flawed software that crippled reliability and frustrated riders, and the manufacturer of their bikes had gone bankrupt. Now both issues […]

Bay Area Bike Share to Expand to 7,000 Bikes By 2017

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Bay Area Bike Share will expand to a 7,000-bike system over the next two years and venture into Oakland, Berkeley, and Emeryville. San Francisco’s system will dramatically increase to 4,500 bikes, and San Jose’s will expand to 1,000. The mayors of all five cities announced the expansion today along with Motivate, the system’s operator (formerly known as […]