Welcome to the Re-Dock — a weekly compendium of bike sharing news happening in places throughout the world. The Re-Dock stations you squarely at the center of the industry news that you want to know. This issue of the Re-Dock covers bike sharing news from June 9 through June 15.
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina
Residents of the Charlotte area can now buy a B-cycle membership through the regional transit authority, the Charlotte Area Transit System.
While Chicago’s bike share program is being pushed back at least another two weeks, stations are being installed this week. Transportation Commissioner Gabe Klein helped introduce and showcase Divvy at Chicago’s annual Bike to Work Rally on Friday.
After some glitches that prevented daily and weekly members from checking out bikes, the system was in good health again by Thursday.
According to the University of Oregon Bike Program’s Facebook page, the university has begun to negotiate with B-cycle about bringing their bike share equipment to the campus.
Indianapolis announced that it is going to get a bike share program up and running by May 2014.
LONDON, United Kingdom
Turns out Southwark is actually installing those bike share stations.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Maryland
Public meetings are scheduled to be held this week.
NEW YORK CITY, New York
Some New Yorkers are still frustrated at Citi Bike as 10% of the bikes don’t work.
Yet, on Thursday, residents from parts of the city not currently served by New York’s bike share system rallied for their share of the Citi Bike pie.
And now it’s Colbert’s turn to
jest at agree with Dorothy Rabinowitz.
P.S. Don’t ever do this with your child.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas
Awesome Map Alert: Real-time use of bike share systems worldwide
Bike sharing company Zagster is launching programs on New York, Chicago, and San Francisco properties owned by Relates Cos., a real estate company based in New York.
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