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Fast Company Names Alta Bicycle Share one of world’s “50 Most Innovative Companies”

Portland, Ore. (Feb. 10, 2013) €“ Fast Company announced its 2014 list of the world’s “50 Most Innovative Companies” today, and for the first time, Alta Bicycle Share was named to the list  , joining an elite rank of businesses including Google, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Tesla, GoldieBlox, Dodge and GoPro.

Fast Company’s editorial team spends months gathering and sifting data, to identify those enterprises that exemplify the best in business from across the economy and around the world. The end result emphasizes not just revenue growth and profit margins but also progressive, sustainable business models and an ethos of creativity.

“We are honored to be recognized by Fast Company!” said Mia Birk, co-founder and Vice President, Alta Bicycle Share. “Through both Alta Bicycle Share and our sister company Alta Planning + Design, we are pleased to have been at the forefront of our industry, creating active communities where bicycling and walking are safe, normal, healthy and fun daily activities.”

Founded in 2009, Alta Bicycle Share is a leader in deploying and managing bicycle share systems around the world. Alta provides solutions for all aspects of bike share, from location assessment and business modeling to system operations, marketing, maintenance and expansion. Alta also brings to their offering the unparalleled design experience of Alta Planning + Design. Alta’s comprehensive approach to planning and operating a bike system is proven in the systems they currently manage and are expanding, which include Divvy (Chicago), Citi Bike (NYC), CoGo Bike Share (Columbus, OH), Bay Area Bike Share (BABS, San Francisco Bay Area), Capital Bike Share (Washington DC, Arlington, VA, Alexandria, VA and Montgomery County, MD), Hubway (Boston, Somerville, Cambridge, and Brookline, MA), Bike Chattanooga (TN) and Melbourne Bike Share, Australia.

“The culture of innovation across the globe is more robust than ever,” reports Fast Company editor Robert Safian, who identifies 12 lessons of innovation for 2014 within the issue. “To win in such a fast-changing environment requires a new kind of business agility.”

ABOUT ALTA BICYCLE SHAREAlta Bicycle Share designs, deploys and manages bicycle share systems around the world. Create in 2009, ABS is the largest bicycle sharing company and has launched and currently manages eight systems: Melbourne, Australia; New York City; Boston; Chicago; San Francisco; Chattanooga, Tennessee; Columbus, Ohio and Washington, DC. Alta is currently developing three bike share systems to be launched soon: in Portland, Oregon; Seattle; and Vancouver, BC.ABOUT FAST COMPANYFast Company is the world’s leading progressive business media brand, with a unique editorial focus on innovation in technology, ethical economics, leadership, and design. Fast Company and FastCompany.com inspire readers and users to think beyond traditional boundaries and create the future of business. Headquartered in New York City, Fast Company is published by Mansueto Ventures LLC, one of the U.S.’s leading media companies.

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Fast Company Names Alta Bicycle Share one of world’s “50 Most Innovative Companies”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Leslie Carlson, (503) 805-5560, leslie@brinkcomm.com Fast Company Names Alta Bicycle Share one of world’s “50 Most Innovative Companies” Portland, Ore. (Feb. 10, 2013) €“ Fast Company announced its 2014 list of the world’s “50 Most Innovative Companies” today, and for the first time, Alta Bicycle Share was named to the list  , […]

Alta Bicycle Share and 8D Technologies Forge New Strategic Partnership

Leaders in Bike Share System Operations and Technology Join Forces to Secure 2014 System Launches and Introduce the Next Generation Bike Share Platform Portland, Oregon USA, Montreal, Canada – February 3rd, 2014 – Alta Bicycle Share (ABS), the leader in North American bicycle share system design and operations, and 8D Technologies (“8D”), a world leader […]