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Bay Area, CA

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. […]

Happy New Year from Motivate!

Seasons greetings, friends. Please join us in taking a look back at our busy, joyful and bike-filled 2016! Here are some of the happiest and funniest (and a few of the strangest) things that happened this past year. Here’s to many more smiles and many more miles together in the year ahead!

Ford GoBike

Bay Area Unveils East Bay Expansion Map

Motivate’s bike share program in the Bay Area is making progress in a massive system planning effort in advance of expanding the program there tenfold beginning in 2017. The new and expanded program will be dubbed Ford GoBike thanks to a groundbreaking partnership between Motivate and Ford. Recently the Bay Area team released a map showing […]

Motivate Systems See Incredible Growth in 2016

From Boston to the Bay Area, our systems are expanding fast and furiously. Here’s a rundown: Thanks to our partnership with Ford, the Bay Area Bike Share, soon to be renamed Ford GoBike, is set to expand ten-fold, from 700 to 7,000 bikes. We also won the contract to continue to operate Capital Bikeshare after […]