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ELSEWHERE: Has Philadelphia Made A Bike Share That Can Get The Entire City Biking?

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Very interesting concepts here: Ever since Washington, D.C., launched the nation’s first publicly funded bike share program in 2008, some 70 cities have followed suit, from Savannah to Seattle. And … [Read more...]

INFRASTRUCTURE: Hamilton Bike Share Officially Launches

Awesome news from just down the QEW - and an interesting system. Rather than bikedocks like Bikeshare Toronto, people can lock up to any bikerack in the service area (for an extra fee). The $1.6 … [Read more...]

NEWS: Bike Share Toronto expansion coming in 2015 with TD sponsorship

WOOOOOOOO! The City of Toronto will install 20 additional bike share stations in time for the 2015 Pan Am Games and continue to expand into high-density areas in 2016, according to the president of … [Read more...]

NEWS: John Tory to make Bikeshare announcement

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UPDATE! TD is sponsoring Bikeshare Toronto for the next two years, opening up expansion plans. I just saw the "ticker"/news-scroll on CP24 say that John Tory is about to make an announcement … [Read more...]

ELSEWHERE: NYC’s Citi Bike Is Finally Being Treated Like Public Transit

After months of troubles reported by New York City's bikeshare, it seems that Citi Bike has finally charted a path towards success. It's going to be more expensive, but will offer improved service and … [Read more...]

OH YEAH! Bike Finder uses SMA to find Bikeshare Toronto bikes!

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Need to find the closest Bike Share Toronto  station? Text your intersection to 647-559-0509 and Bike Finder will text back the location of the closest station, and how many docks are open. via Cycle … [Read more...]

NEWS: Bike Share Toronto Data Released

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Toronto Bike Share users have made 285,384 trips so far in 2014, criss-crossing the city via a network of 80 bicycle docks. In June alone, they pedalled 237,723 kilometres — burning an estimated six … [Read more...]

ELSEWHERE: Persuasive Evidence that Bike-Share Serves as Public Transit

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Past work has found that bike-share members decrease their car use considerably: According to one survey, 52 percent did so in Minneapolis, and 41 percent in Washington, D.C. The new, more … [Read more...]

NEWS: Bike Share struggling with repair problem

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I could do without the anecdotes from people whining about not being able to find a spot to park their bikeshare bike (that generally means that the system is popular), but it is a symptom of the … [Read more...]

OH YEAH! Bike Share Toronto Hackathon & Design Jam

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Very cool!  Bikeshare Toronto... I think I love you.  Great innovative event. Save the date – we’re hacking Bike Share Toronto! On August 15th, 16th and 17th, we’ll be holding a hackathon, design … [Read more...]

OH YEAH: The $50 Bike Share Toronto deal is STILL ON

UPDATE: the deal is now over.  Congrats if you scored yourself one. :)   The BikeShare Toronto deal over on Buytopia keeps rolling on.  $50 for an entire year of unlimited sub-30 minute … [Read more...]

ELSEWHERE: P’tit Vélib’ — bike-sharing program for kids launches in Paris

Bike-sharing programs have been all the rage in recent years. The Vélib’ program in Paris was by many accounts the program that got the massive trend rolling. Now, it has started P’tit Vélib’, a … [Read more...]

OH YEAH: Bikeshare Toronto membership for just $42.50! (Less than half price!!)

I've been promoting this deal a bunch, and with good reason... I want bikesharing in Toronto to be so successful that it expands from the core.  But this weekend (until Tuesday at midnight, Buytopia … [Read more...]

INFRASTRUCTURE: Bike Share Toronto deploys colourful rainbow bikes for Pride!

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 Bikeshare Toronto has been deploying Rainbow Bikes around downtown Toronto just in time for Pride!  I love how magical Toronto gets at this time of year.  Rainbows everywhere! Our last batch of … [Read more...]

YES! Get an annual Bikeshare Toronto membership for just $50!!!

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Awesome! For the next 3 days, you can get a yearly membership to Bikeshare Toronto for just $50 (regularly $90), or a monthly one for just $10 (regularly $18). For perspective, a TTC Metropass … [Read more...]

VIDEO: New BikeShare Toronto Promo

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Okay. This is pretty damn good. Good job BST. Introducing our promo video! Watch it full here: Don't forget to enter our "Design a BST bike cap" contest and win an annual membership and cool goodies. … [Read more...]

INFRASTRUCTURE: Bike Share Toronto gets a new app

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Posted about this new app back on Saturday, but I'm glad BlogTO is featuring it too. Bike Share Toronto, the new company that has replaced BIXI, currently lacks its own mobile app to track bike … [Read more...]

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