Each time a new Citi Bike station opens to the public, staff from Motivate, the bike-share operators, ring a ship’s bell hung from the wall in their Sunset Park headquarters. That bell will toll 139 times through the current Phase 2 expansion that’s bringing new stations to uptown Manhattan and Brownstone Brooklyn… See the video and […]
Earlier this year McKinsey & Company’s Simon London sat down for a chat with our CEO, Jay Walder. Before starting Motivate, Walder was CEO of Hong Kong’s Mass Transit Railway Corporation and also chairman and CEO of New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA). Bike sharing is actually one of the most revolutionary changes that we’ve seen […]
Mayor de Blasio, NYC DOT, Motivate and Citi Announce that Citi Bike’s Latest Expansion Has Begun on Upper East Side and Upper West Side
NEW YORK––Mayor Bill de Blasio and Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg, along with Motivate, the operator of Citi Bike, and program sponsor Citi today announced the start of the next phase of the Citi Bike program’s expansion – moving north of 85th Street for the first time. As of today, new stations have opened at East […]
U.S. Rep. Blumenauer, Commissioner Novick, PBOT Director Leah Treat and NIKE, Inc. Vice President of Global Community Impact Jorge Casimiro join BIKETOWN founding members and other Portlanders to celebrate the official opening of BIKETOWN Event featured a ceremonial unlocking of the first BIKETOWN bike and an inaugural ride across Tilikum Crossing Portland, OR, July 19, […]
The Detroit Bikes factory sits on the West Side of the city near scattered abandoned homes and a junkyard full of rusted car parts. Inside, workers are taking test rides through the 50,000-square-foot facility on a fleet of freshly assembled bicycles destined for New York’s Citi Bike bike-share program.
Citi Bike’s partnership with the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation is boosting membership among lower income residents and people of color in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn.
Last week in Philly hundreds of bike share and social justice practitioners gathered to discuss how to make bike share more equitable and inclusive. The group was convened by the Better Bike Share Partnership. which has also awarded grants to thirteen cities, including six where Motivate operates to dig into this topic at the local level. […]
Sanpellegrino® Sparkling Fruit Beverages Partners with Motivate to Present Free Bike Share Weekends across the Country
New York, NY—In a first-of-its kind national campaign, Motivate, the national leader in bike share and Sanpellegrino® Sparkling Fruit Beverages have partnered to provide a series of free bike share weekends to help celebrate the launch of the brand’s new app – Delightways. To celebrate the launch of Delightways, Sanpellegrino® Sparkling Fruit Beverages will be […]
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced that Chicago’s popular bike share program Divvy has launched its second major expansion since it was launched in 2013, adding an additional 85 more bike stations and pushing its boundaries out to serve new neighborhoods focused on the South and West sides of the city. When the expansion is complete […]
Mayor de Blasio and Motivate, the operator of Citi Bike, today announced that Citi Bike will continue to expand this summer. This expansion, expected to begin in August, will bring the popular bike share service further north into Manhattan to 110th Street, while expanding its Brooklyn footprint to the neighborhoods of Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill, […]