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New York, NY

In The News: Hacking the Citi Bike Points System

A program offers modest benefits to riders who help rebalance the city’s network of bicycles. One man outdid its expectations. On a recent Monday, Glenn Reinhart, a former salesman of chemicals for the cosmetics industry, and now, in his mid-fifties, a freelance karate instructor with a fair amount of leisure time, took twenty-two rides on […]

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 […]

Motivate Named “Gold” Bicycle Friendly Business

Motivate is honored to be named a Gold Level Bicycle Friendly Business by the League of American Bicyclists. Motivate’s offices boast showers and changing facilities, indoor bike parking, and of course free bike share memberships! Motivate is one of nearly 1400 businesses in all 50 states that have been designated as Bicycle Friendly Businesses (BFBs) […]

New Milestone for Citi Bike: 70,000+ Trips in One Day

Citi Bike hit a new milestone yesterday, July 26, 2017. With 70,286 trips in a single day, (90% of those taken by annual members) Citi Bike is proving yet again that bike share is a powerful part of New York’s transit network. The busiest bike in the Citi Bike fleet saw 36 trips yesterday, weaving […]

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 […]