SPUR Lunchtime Forum: Bicycle share systems in European cities

"As cities explore options for convenient, sustainable and intermodal transportation, bicycle share systems have become increasingly popular. How do bicycle shares work, what makes them successful and what are their challenges? Join Jessica Coleman, landscape designer at MPA Design, former recipient of U.C. Berkeley’s Scott Traveling Fellowship, as she shares her research from Paris, Amsterdam and Copenhagen."


The Impending Failure of San Francisco’s Pilot Bike Share 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 […]

It’s Coming: MTC Approves 10-Fold Expansion of Bay Area Bike Share

On Wednesday morning the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) approved contract terms with Motivate International to expand the Bay Area Bike Share system from 700 bikes to more than 7,000 bikes by November 2017. When the expansion wraps up, the Bay Area’s system is expected to be the second-largest in North America, after Citi Bike in New York City. In addition […]