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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!

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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 […]

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Happy Election Day!

It may not come as a surprise that cyclists are civic-minded. After all, they are reducing their carbon footprint by choosing a sustainable form of transportation to get around town. And today they really get to show off their zeal for the democratic process as they pedal their way to their local polling place and […]

In the News: Motivate assembling bikes in Detroit

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® 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 […]

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 […]