Bicycles

dockless scooter rules

Credit: Scoot

September 06, 2018

Three California cities are serving as municipal mobility mentors when it comes to regulating dockless, electric scooters and e-bikes. On September 4, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved rules for scooters and bikes.

August 22, 2018

The Bike Share boom saw a phenomenal rise in both docked and dockless public Bike Sharing systems. Today, these schemes are being forced to rethink their approach if they want to succeed in the long-term.

lime equity

Credit: Lime

August 23, 2018

Lime has announced "a pivotal step" towards ensuring transportation equity in the communities it serves.

uber lime bike
July 12, 2018

As first reported by Bloomberg, then widely-reported across the business pages this week, Uber has announced it will invest in Lime to expand availability of electric scooters across the globe. Uber Technologies Inc.

lyft bikes motivate
July 03, 2018

Ride-hailing company Lyft announced the creation of Lyft Bikes today, saying it is has reached “a transformative agreement” to acquire core operations of Motivate, North America’s largest bike share operator.

Electric Scooters in smart cities shedding light on need for regulations
June 04, 2018

From California to Texas, and Louisiana to Washington, D.C., temperatures and tensions are rising about the latest smart city transportation mode that is electric scooters. In just the past week, e-scooters have rolled their way onto the scene and into headlines in multiple cities.

smart cities are healthier
February 06, 2018

If it’s healthy to bike, why doesn’t biking reduce my healthcare insurance costs?

My thought process on this one was interesting. I don’t quite remember when I started thinking about this, but it recently came together in my head.

October 20, 2017

In 2011, the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) helped bring bike-share to Boston, and a year later, the system expanded into the surrounding communities of Cambridge, Somerville and Brookline. Now, in a move that echoes efforts in the California Bay Area and New Jersey, the MAPC will... read more

October 12, 2016

The taxi driver taking me from Chicago's Midway Airport to Hyde Park was unequivocal about what he thought of all the bike lanes Mayor Rahm Emanuel was installing across the city. He named an intersection and said, with his voice rising as he took a hand off the wheel and gestured outside, "I... read more

June 20, 2016

The Internet of Things is all well and good, but without proper implementation or education, the concept would accomplish little.

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