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 September 2 through September 8.
Divvy now has 200 stations–three quarters of the way to their summer goal of 300 stations.
EL PASO, Texas
Last week, city representatives voted in favor of supporting the development of a bike share program and have allocated $100,000 of City money for the project. $1.6 million will come from federal sources, including CMAQ and the FHWA. The remaining funds will come from local and state government sources.
Paris did it! Vélib’ is first to finally make that tandem bike share bike that we’ve been wanting to ride. We prefer to think it’s not photoshopped (though, we’re not actually sure).
SAN FRANCISCO, California
San Franciscans are getting to know Bay Area Bike Share and using it in a few ways you may not expect.
The City Council unanimously approved bike share in a set of votes on Tuesday. But considering the city’s mandatory helmet law, we’ll have to see if bike share approves Seattle.
Capital Bikeshare hits 5 million trips.
People for Bikes gives us a few quick tips on how to use bike share best.