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Lyft is offering free bikeshare rides to highlight Earth Day

To highlight Earth Day and promote its own green efforts, Lyft is offering free rides with its bikeshare programs in six cities across the U.S. on April 22. Anyone interested should check the service's website for full details. The post appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Outdoors, Lyft, News, Trends, Earth Day, Bikesharing


Uber’s bikesharing service is eating into its regular business

A bikesharing service acquired by Uber nearly a year ago is causing riders to take fewer car journeys with the company. It is, however, part of the plan as Uber looks to offer an integrated mobility platform for cities. The post Uber’s bikesharing service is eating into its regular business appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Outdoors, Uber, Business, News, Cars, Trends, Jump, Ridesharing, Bikesharing


NAIAS: Ford’s Foray into Microtransit Proved Valuable, Klevorn Says

Detroit’s North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) pulled back the curtains for a media preview Monday and Tuesday before it opens its doors to the public next week.Coming on the heels of CES—the annual technology conference in Las Vegas that has increasingly become the preferred venue for automakers to showcase their latest technology developments—the Detroit auto show is a more car-centric affair. However, as automotive companies strive to be seen as tech companies, there is also plenty...
Tags: Deals, Lyft, Trends, Ces, Ford, Scooters, Auto Industry, Innovation, Mobility, Las Vegas, Volkswagen, Detroit, Smart Cities, Spin, Chariot, North American International Auto Show


Google Maps makes it easier than ever to find a Lime bike or scooter

Google Maps has added a new feature that helps you find a Lime bike or scooter in just a few taps. The feature currently works in 11 U.S. cities served by Lime, with more coming next year. The post Google Maps makes it easier than ever to find a Lime bike or scooter appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Outdoors, Mobile, News, Trends, Google Maps, Lime, Bikesharing, Lime Scooters, Lime Bikes, Scootersharing


Lime’s dockless electric bikes land in London, but its scooters aren’t allowed

Lime has landed in London with its dockless bikesharing service. The pedal-assisted electric bikes are unlocked via Lime's app and can reach speeds of 15 mph. It plans to have 1,000 bikes on the streets before the end of the year. The post Lime’s dockless electric bikes land in London, but its scooters aren’t allowed appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Outdoors, London, News, Trends, Lime, Bikesharing, LimeBike


Lyft pumps $100 million into New York City’s Citi Bike for major expansion

Lyft is set to more than triple the size of Citi Bike, New York City's bikesharing service. The news comes as Lyft confirmed its acquisition of Motivate, North America's largest bikesharing operator, which runs Citi Bike. The post Lyft pumps $100 million into New York City’s Citi Bike for major expansion appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Outdoors, Lyft, New York, News, New York City, Trends, North America, Citi Bike, Citi, Bikesharing


Lyft pumps $100 million into major expansion of New York City’s Citi Bike

Lyft is set to more than triple the size of Citi Bike, New York City's bikesharing service. The news comes as Lyft confirmed its acquisition of Motivate, North America's largest bikesharing operator, which runs Citi Bike. The post Lyft pumps $100 million into major expansion of New York City’s Citi Bike appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Outdoors, Lyft, New York, News, New York City, Trends, North America, Citi Bike, Citi, Bikesharing


Lyft’s pink-wheeled shareable bikes will be available to rent soon

Lyft has finally given us a glimpse of its forthcoming line of shareable bikes, which the ridesharing company says will be available to rent within its mobile app in select cities “soon.” The news comes as the $15 billion company announces the final close of its acquisition of Motivate, the New York City-based mobility startup that owns a number of bike-rental services, like Citi Bike, Ford GoBike, Divvy, Blue Bikes and Capital Bikeshare. The transaction was reportedly worth some $250 milli...
Tags: Startups, Transportation, Lyft, New York, China, New York City, Tech, Washington Dc, Transport, Venture Capital, Denver, Citi Bike, Santa Monica, Bikesharing, Motivate, Mobike


Lime clocks 20 million rides as its bikes and scooters arrive in Oz

Lime only launched its app-based scooter and bikesharing service in 2017 but its riders have already completed 20 million rides globally, with half of them taking place in the last two months alone. And now it's launching in Oz. The post Lime clocks 20 million rides as its bikes and scooters arrive in Oz appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Outdoors, News, Australia, Trends, Lime, Bikesharing, Scootersharing


Mobike unveils first initiatives since acquisition by Meituan, including no longer requiring deposits in China

Mobike made a roster of announcements about its bikesharing program today, including the end of customer deposits in China and full integration into Meituan Diaping’s app. The developments, its first since its acquisition by Meituan for $2.7 billion in April, are meant to help Mobike become a stronger competitor against Ofo, its biggest rival, and a slew of smaller startups in China’s heated bikesharing wars. Mobike, which claims 200 million users, will have the chance to reach more customers th...
Tags: Startups, TC, Hong Kong, China, Ipo, Tech, Meituan, Meituan-dianping, Bikesharing, Mobike, Meituan Diaping, Dow China Recycling Resources, Tianjin Xinneng Recycling Resources


Mobike unveils first initiatives since acquisition by Meituan, including no longer requiring deposits

Mobike made a roster of announcements about its bikesharing program today, including the end of customer deposits and full integration into Meituan Diaping’s app. The developments, its first since its acquisition by Meituan for $2.7 billion in April, are meant to help Mobike become a stronger competitor against Ofo, its biggest rival, and a slew of smaller startups in China’s heated bikesharing wars. Mobike, which claims 200 million users, will have the chance to reach more customers thanks to i...
Tags: Startups, TC, Hong Kong, China, Ipo, Tech, Meituan, Meituan-dianping, Bikesharing, Mobike, Meituan Diaping, Dow China Recycling Resources, Tianjin Xinneng Recycling Resources


Lyft takes the bikesharing battle to Uber after buying largest operator in U.S.

Forget four wheels, Lyft and Uber seem more interested in two these days. While Uber recently acquired bikesharing startup Jump Bikes, Lyft announced on Monday it's snapped up Motivate, the largest bikesharing operator in the U.S. The post Lyft takes the bikesharing battle to Uber after buying largest operator in U.S. appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Lyft, Uber, Business, News, Cars, Trends, Bikesharing, Motivate, Bike-sharing, Jump Bikes Lyft


Coord will get you there one way or another with its new APIs

Humans still have an edge over computers when it comes to navigating a city. In areas we are familiar with, we know precisely the cadence of traffic, when to avoid the subway, when biking makes sense, and how that all fits with the current weather and our moods. We have transit intuition, which is why we get so frustrated when Google Maps suggests a route that just doesn’t match the available options to get around. Yet, even humans are starting to break down under the increasing complexity of mo...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Developer, United States, Silicon Valley, Google Maps, Smith, Sidewalk Labs, Alphabet, Stephen Smith, Bikesharing, Sidewalk Labs Coord, Coord


Bike-sharing startup Spin is getting into scooter-sharing

 Because there are not enough ways to get around major cities and campuses, Spin is working to launch stationless electric scooter-sharing. These aren’t the electric scooters you see in San Francisco, operated by Scoot Networks. These are essentially electrified Razor-like scooters that can go up to 15 mph and cover 18 miles on a single charge. “Spin’s mission is to… Read More
Tags: TC, Transportation, San Francisco, Tech, Spin, Bikesharing, Scooter Sharing, Spin Bikes, Stationless


Bikesharing has existed for a century, but tech is making it massive

The idea of bikesharing systems dates back decades, but it never really worked before because of theft and vandalism. Now technology is enabling networks of accessible bicycles by holding riders accountable for their use. The post appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Outdoors, Transportation, Cars, Trends, Features, Bicycle, Portland, Health & Fitness, Emerging Tech, Bikesharing, Biketown, Bikeshare, Motivate


Spin wants to bring dock-less bike sharing to the US

 Bikeshare programs in the US have mostly consisted of kiosks, or stations, where users can unlock a bike, take it off the rack, use it and return it once their errand or joy ride is done. Some only allow subscribers others charge by the hour. Meanwhile in China, bikeshare programs have evolved from kiosk-based systems into something else entirely. Venture-backed companies in China like… Read More
Tags: Startups, TC, Transportation, Apps, China, US, Tech, Launch, Bike Share, Spin, Bike Sharing, Bikesharing, Motivate


Link About It: An Eco-Friendly Paper Bike Helmet

Brooklyn-based inventor Isis Shiffer has just taken home the prestigious International James Dyson Foundation Award (given to students with groundbreaking design proposals) for her EcoHelmet. The helmet has been constructed from radial, honeycomb designed...... Continue Reading...
Tags: Design, Tech, Bicycles, Brooklyn, Biking, Helmets, Linkaboutit, Bikesharing


Man Wins Bikeshare Stunts By Riding a Citibike Across the Country

Completing stupid challenges using overly-clunky rideshare bikes is a growth industry, but one man may have just out-Citibiked everyone.
Tags: Bikes, Infrastructure, Transport, Bikesharing, Citibike, Citibike Across the Country


Bikeshare Hawaii Picks PBSC for Honolulu System

Would-be shared bike riders in Honolulu now have a good idea of what their two-wheeled rides will look like.  today announced that it had selected Canadian company PBSC Urban Solutions as the provider of its core offering: a 1,600-bike, 183-station bike-sharing system expected to launch next summer. Bikeshare Hawaii is backed by both the City & County of Honolulu and the State of Hawaii (each of which ), with additional support from Hawaii Pacific University and the Ulupono Initiative. The s...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Business, New York, Environment, Chicago, Bikes, Transit, Hawaii, Montreal, Seattle, Chinatown, Guadalajara, Waikiki, Mike, Honolulu