Join us to celebrate the launch of Bay Area Bike Share! This event will feature a press event and ceremonial flipping of the Bike Share switch, followed by an inaugural ride on the shiny new bikes! Only 50 bikes will be available for the ride - reserve yours by emailing email@example.com or calling (408) 321-5684
In August 2013 San Francisco, Redwood City, Mountain View, Palo Alto, and San José, will begin a public bike sharing program with 700 bicycles and 70 docking stations. Bay Area Bike Share will provide residents and visitors with an additional mode of transportation that is fun, easy, and affordable. The systems are available for use 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Users will be able to rent a... read the whole note.
Interested in reducing the number of cars on the road? Discouraged with parking your car? So is Green Town Los Altos! As a solution, they are working on creating a bike share program to get people out of their cars and into the streets as cyclists and pedestrians! Various cities throughout the Bay Area are creating new bike share programs, and Los Altos wants to be one of them! In order to do... read the whole note.
Recently bike sharing programs have been launched in Washington, D.C., Montreal, Denver, and Minneapolis. Soon we will also see bike share programs in Boston, San Francisco, New York and yes even in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties.
In Santa Clara County VTA has allocated funds for a pilot project around Diridon Station and the downtown business area. In San Mateo County expect to... read the whole note.
On January 6, the San Mateo County Transportation Authority Board of Directors voted to approve allocation of $80,000 of Measure A funds to match $6.5 million in regional grant funds being applied to a bicycle share program. The regional grants were not eligible for infrastructure projects, making bicycle sharing an ideal application. The approval is a big win for cyclists for a number of... read the whole note.
Bicing in Barcelona. Photo courtesy pedbikeimages.org / Ryan Snyder
A $4.29 million Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) grant for a regional bike share program was announced Wednesday. The program will add another 1,000 bikes onto the 100-bike pilot program that Santa Clara Valley Transit Authority (VTA) had been designing for the... read the whole note.