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Motivate Celebrates National Bike Month

Motivate systems celebrate National Bike Month with a wide variety of activities, in partnership with our clients and local organizations.

Motivate Bikes Assembled in Detroit

Motivate Bikes Assembled in Detroit

Motivate has begun assembling bike share bikes in Detroit, Motivate CEO Jay Walder and Detroit Bikes Founder Zak Pashak announced today. Motivate’s bikes will now be designed, engineered and assembled in the United States, allowing the company to respond to enormous demand for new and expanding bike share systems,  with quality, speed and reliability.

Motivate to Offer System Data in more Developer-Friendly Format

Starting today, Motivate, North America’s largest bike share operator, will be providing bike share data for several of our systems in “general bike share feed specification” or GBFS for short. GBFS takes inspiration from the General Transit Feed Specification, which was developed to make it easier for map makers and app makers to take transit […]

Motivate joins APTA

This week Motivate became the nation’s first bike share company to join the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), the 133-year-old industry leader in nationwide advocacy for public transportation. This move recognizes the role that Motivate’s large-scale bike share systems have come to play in cities – they are a fundamental part of urban transit networks, […]

Motivate Announces Major Partnership with Nike to Support Portland Bike Share

Nike joins growing list of global brands supporting bike share Motivate, a global leader in bike share, today announced a major partnership with Nike, the world’s leading designer, marketer, and distributor of authentic athletic footwear and apparel and the City of Portland, Oregon, that will support and expand the city’s new bike share system. Thanks […]

Bike Share Moves Forward in San Francisco

Board of Supervisors unanimously approves contract; dates for first round of public planning workshops announced The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously earlier this month to authorize the City’s participation in a plan to grow the bike share program from 700 to 7,000 bikes in San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland, Berkeley and Emeryville. This expansion will […]

Motivate signs contract for Portland bike share

Portland bike share program unanimously passes City Council

This afternoon, Mayor Charlie Hales, Commissioners Steve Novick and Nick Fish gathered at City Hall with Metro Councilor Sam Chase, Jay Walder, President and CEO of Motivate, and Ryan Rzepecki, the CEO of Social Bicycles, to celebrate the passage of Portland’s bike share by the City Council and other major milestones in Portland bicycling. These […]

Citi Bike® Program Launches in Jersey City

With 350 bikes at 35 stations, the Citi Bike program brings new transportation option for communities across Jersey City Jersey City, NJ – Citi Bike Jersey City launched with a flourish today, with Mayor Steven M. Fulop joining Jay Walder, President & CEO of Motivate, funders and community supporters to cut the ribbon at the […]

Motivate, Nation’s Largest Bike Share Operator, Experiencing Explosive Growth Across Country

More than 15,000 bikes to be added as cities big and small clamor for bike share In order to meet growing demand for bike share, Motivate, the nation’s largest bike-share operator, is expanding in key markets across the country, company leadership announced today. Motivate ‘s bike operations are growing in New York City; Jersey City; […]

Citi to Become Title Sponsor for Jersey City’s Bike Share Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 4, 2015 Additional sponsors include Horizon, SUEZ North America, CarePoint, and Jersey City Medical Center – Barnabas Health Program will create new, affordable transportation option for Jersey City and be interoperable with New York City’s Citi Bike program Jersey City — Mayor Steven M. Fulop and Jay Walder, President & CEO […]