Posts tagged bikeshare
Boston expands bike-share network to unserved neighborhoods | Smart Cities Dive

Boston will add 19 stations to its Bluebikes bike-share network in the coming weeks to the southern Dorchester, Mattapan and Roslindale neighborhoods, which had previously lacked service. Another 30 stations will be added in the following months, with at least 30 more being added in the spring, according to a release from the city.

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Research gets more robust on potential of shared mobility

Bikesharing, carsharing, ride-hailing services like Lyft and Uber, and ridesharing in the forms of carpooling and vanpooling are changing how people travel and transforming cities around the world.  Here is a roundup of some of the latest research on the effects of shared mobility across the broader landscape of urban transportation.

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Bike share system in Chicago releases new fare options

Divvy is operated by the bike share company Motivate International, Inc. under contract with the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT).  The popular bike share system is rolling out a series of new fare options and benefits on Thursday, February 1st.

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Pittsburgh Offers Bus Riders Free Bike-Share Trips – Next City

Pittsburgh’s Last-Mile Solution: Free Bike-Share In the latest attempt to solve what’s known as the “last-mile problem” to encourage greater transit use, the Port Authority of Allegheny County has turned to bicycles. The Tribune-Review reports that Pittsburgh’s mass transit agency has partnered with the city’s nonprofit bike-share program to offer free bike rides for Port Authority bus riders.

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Investing in cycling in towns and cities works

Newly released findings show that cycling trips increased across both programmes overall, and also individually in all 18 towns and cities, by different amounts. From automatic count data, there was an overall increase of 29% for the six CDTs in 5.5 years (range across towns: 6% - 59%); and an overall increase of 24% for the 12 CCTs over three years (range across towns: 9% - 62%).

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