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 Releases Spotcycle 46.0 for Android and iOS

Motivate is happy to announce the release of an updated version of the popular application, Spotcycle 46.0, for Android and iOS. A lauded bike share system companion app created by 8D Technologies, the newest addition to the Motivate family, Spotcycle allows riders to locate nearby bike docking stations, check bike dock availability and view bike […]

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 […]

In the News: Motivate’s CEO on WBEZ’s Worldview

In advance of the Chicago Forum on Global Cities Motivate’s CEO Jay Walder sat down with Jerome McDonnell from Worldview, on Chicago’s NPR affiliate to talk bike share, urban sustainability and wellness. “I think the thing that changed our streets the most in the past few years is Divvy”– Jerome McDonnell, Worldview, WBEZ Chicago. Hear the full […]

Motivate to Participate in the Chicago Forum on Global Cities

This week, Motivate’s CEO, Jay Walder, is traveling to the lauded Chicago Forum on Global Cities. Today, cities are taking the lead in solving the world’s biggest problems through innovative and sustainability-boosting programs like bike share, and this is a wonderful opportunity to survey both how far we have come and the distance we have yet to […]

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. […]

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 […]