Bikeshare networks will likely struggle to gain traction until they connect users to more intercity transportation options.
Cities offer the ultimate platform for improving the quality of life for tens of millions of people. We pick up the discussion for this part 2.
Looking forward to the smug student who raises $30 million from Bay Area VC firms to launch an app that will find underemployed contract workers who will retrieve, then return the bikes for you because you're too important to do that.
We're not sure that people in San Francisco remember what sharing's all about any more.
The sharing economy was made for special events like this. It's all the other times of the year that it can create problems.
The MTA hire is promising, but Motivate needs to think just as hard about the user experience as it has been thinking about its new name.
This is one slight to a city bikeshare program that we don't mind seeing.
Copenhagen's bike-share program puts others to shame. But, puleez, this would never work in a city like New York City. Fuhgettaboutit.
The new program points to the success of both years of bicycle riding, as well as the relative success of bikeshare programs in Europe.
It would be great to see Citibike workers get full-time status rather than being jerked around like a bunch of temps.