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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 […]

BIXI Montreal Now Fully Integrated with Transit

Officials from the City of Montreal and BIXI Montreal announced last week that all 540 BIXI Montreal stations are now are now equipped to allow commuters to rent bikes using their OPUS transit cards. OPUS card holders can purchase single rides of 30 minutes or less for $2.95 using their OPUS transit cards. This robust, […]

Motivate Launches Ford GoBike

Today we launch Ford GoBike, and our team in the Bay is on the streets installing stations and bikes as we climb from a small 700-bike pilot to a 7,000 bike robust transportation network that will help meet some of the critical mobility and affordability needs of the Bay Area. It is a tribute to […]

Motivate at the Global Public Transport Summit in Montreal

Motivate is thrilled to participate in the renowned UITP Global Public Transport Summit in Montreal this week, where we’re showcasing the latest innovations in bike share and our CEO, Jay Walder, is participating in two sessions, one specifically about bicycling and transit, and the second on enabling innovation for urban transport. Esteemed panelists in the latter […]

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 […]

NACTO Report Shows the Swift Rise of Bike Share

A new report recently released by the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) documents the incredible rise of bike share in the U.S. since the first modern system launched in 2010. In just six years, bike share riders took a stunning 88 million trips. And 28 million, or about 30% of all trips, were taken […]