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Bay Area, CA

Motivate Announces e-Bike Pilot Program to Launch in San Francisco in April 2018

New Shared Pedal-Assist e-Bikes Will Help Riders Tackle Hills and Commute Further, Seamlessly Integrating with Ford GoBike Memberships and Stations Through Partnership with Silicon Valley-Based GenZe, e-Bike Will Be Unveiled at This Week’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Smart Cities Exhibit in Las Vegas SAN FRANCISCO (January 8, 2018) — Motivate International, the operator of the […]

Ford Go Bike Announces Innovative Miles-for-Miles Partnership with Alaska Airlines, Celebrates Expansion in San Jose

Riders can earn 10 Mileage Plan miles with each Ford GoBike ride Regional bike share network now has over 300 bicycles at 34 stations in San Jose, in addition to San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley and Emeryville service.   SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Ford GoBike and Alaska Airlines joined by San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo, regional officials […]

Motivate Integrates Apple Pay

Motivate has integrated Apple Pay into its award-winning mobile bike share application the company announced today. The feature is available  New York for the Citi Bike app, San Francisco Bay Area’s Ford GoBike program, the Boston area’s Hubway and the D.C. area’s Capital Bikeshare. “Apple Pay makes it faster and easier for people to get […]

Ford GoBike brings bike share to the East Bay for the first time.

Ford GoBike Live in East Bay, San Francisco and San Jose

Ford GoBike launched June 28 and is now live in the East Bay, bringing bike share to that region for the first time, as well as San Jose and San Francisco. There are now over 125 stations throughout the region with new ones coming online daily. The program is transforming what was a 700 bike […]

Motivate’s Hiring Practices

Bike share is a powerful way to create access to opportunity– not only by connecting people more quickly to transit and to local business districts, but also by connecting them to great jobs. We are proud of our our track record on both fronts. We hire people who hail from the communities we serve, pay […]

Motivate Celebrates Pride

It’s June, and you know what that means: sunny morning rides, stunning evening views, exciting summer expansions and best of all…PRIDE MONTH. At Motivate, we love Pride. It’s a chance to celebrate so many of our extraordinary riders, as well as the rich diversity that defines our company and the vibrant cities we serve. That’s […]

Ford GoBike to Launch in Late June

Officials from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), Ford Motor Company and Motivate today announced that the San Francisco Bay Area’s eagerly anticipated regional bike share network will launch June 28th. The new Ford GoBike program represents a ten-fold expansion — from 700 bikes to 7,000 —beyond the existing pilot program known as Bay Area Bike Share. […]