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 October 7 through October 13.
College Park, Maryland
The ever-expanding Capital Bikeshare is now set to hit the ground in College Park, Maryland by early next year.
Perhaps as a response to their critics, Bike Nation released a photo of BikeLink, their program in Fullerton set to launch in the coming weeks, on their Facebook.
Los Angeles, CA
As cities big and small move forward with bike share, Los Angeles and Long Beach wait for Bike Nation.
New York, NY
It is said that bike share isn’t truly accepted into a city’s urban fabric until wedding photos are taken along side the bikes and stations.
San Francisco, CA
On October 10 and 11, leading professionals from the carsharing, ridesharing, and bikesharing industries met in San Francisco to discuss shared-use mobility’s most pressing issues at the Shared-Use Mobility Summit. Click here to see the dialogue from Twitter.
B-cycle is set to launch a program in South America–and with a spicy new color scheme to match the new Latin market. Our biggest question is: will it be included in B-connected and be the first international bike share membership option?
Bike share continues to be touted as a “game changer” for cities and transportation.
The Economist shares their thoughts on the ‘bike share boom.’ If you follow bikeshare.com you’d know the ‘stabilizers’ (training wheels?) had been taken off long ago.