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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 Launches First Nationwide Customer Service Center in Columbus

Motivate is happy to announce we have opened our first-ever nationwide customer center in downtown Columbus, Ohio. The center will eventually provide quality and responsive customer service to all Motivate systems across the country, with the exception of New York City, which has a regional office in place. The customer center will support the Ford GoBike […]

8D Technologies, part of the Motivate family, wins the 2017 Mercuriades award for web and mobile technology development

The Fédération des chambres de commerce du Québec recognizes 8D’s contribution to urban mobility by developing technology that integrates the BIXI and OPUS systems 8D Technologies, leading bike share supplier and part of the Motivate family, is pleased to announce it has been selected as the winner of the prestigious 2017 Mercuriades award for excellence […]

Motivate & 8D release Cyacle Mobile Bike Share Application in Abu Dhabi

Motivate and 8D Technologies are pleased to announce the launch of the Cyacle Bikeshare mobile bike share application allowing members of Abu Dhabi’s Cyacle bike share system to rent bikes through the application and more. Motivate, the industry-leader in bike share operations, recently merged with 8D Technologies, industry-leader in bike share technology solutions. By marrying Motivate’s […]

Bike Share Leaders Motivate and 8D Technologies Announce Merger

Bike Share Leaders Motivate and 8D Technologies Announce Merger to Wed Best-in-class Technology with Operations Merger Sets Path for Ten-Fold Expansion of Bay Area’s Ford GoBike, Accelerated Innovation in Bike Share Facilitated by a Substantial Investment by Generation Investment Management Investment recognizes bike share’s potential to protect climate, enhance urban sustainability NEW YORK – Motivate […]

Ford is partnering with Motivate to expand bike share in the Bay Area. The program will be called Ford GoBike.

Motivate Teams Up with Ford to Expand Bike Share in Bay Area

Today Motivate CEO Jay Walder, Ford Motor Company CEO Mark Fields, Metropolitan Transportation Commission Board Chair Dave Cortese, San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo and Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates announced that Ford will team up with Motivate to expand Bay Area Bike Share and the program will be renamed Ford GoBike. Ford’s partnership […]