Articles: Bike fleets

The Year Of The Bike: Our 2017 Predictions For Bike Commuting

By many accounts, 2016 was a challenging year—one that political pundits and social commentators will likely talk about for ages to come. But in spite of global turmoil, political upsets, and general uncertainty, we believe 2017 is shaping up to be a great year for bike commuting! Here are our predictions of what we’ll see […]

Lucky Brand’s bikeshare: The road to health never looked this good

I love all my pairs of Lucky Brand jeans. Indigo blue lowrise, black velvet skinnies, printed boot cut … the list goes on. I must wear a pair nearly every day, because they just plain fit … for most every situation. Lucky Brand’s new corporate bikeshare program is cut from the same cloth. Last fall, […]

Healthy Bikeshare at Kaiser Permanente

When it comes to employee health and wellness, it’s nice to know Kaiser Permanente walks the talk. The health insurance behemoth — with more than 10 million members nationwide — made strides to keep its own employees happy, productive, and out of the doctor’s office. How? An easy-to-use bikeshare program aimed at getting employees moving! […]

Smart bikes make for better bikeshare

Bike fleets are wandering flocks. Any frustrated fleet manager knows this. In Silicon Valley—where tech employees often use pedal power to move across vast campuses—wayward company bikes are commonplace. Google’s colorful bikes, for instance, have been spotted a state away at Burning Man, the annual arts event in Nevada. But these little “bike vacations” may […]

Bike Share Programs Build Better Business

What does it mean when Facebook and Target both earn recognition as Platinum-level Bicycle Friendly Businesses, a designation held by fewer than a dozen companies nationwide? It means that developments in corporate bike share programs have reached an all-time high; that Nasdaq 50 and Fortune 100 business alike see the value of bike investments; that […]

Corporate Bike Fleets: Risky Business?

We often think first of the risks: Bike accidents. Injured employees. Lost, stolen, and vandalized bikes.
It’s a wonder that any corporation, government agency or university has implemented a bike fleet. Yet the best and brightest have – and have done so successfully.

Bike share programs momentum: where will it take us?

When people hear that I’m a bicycle consultant, the first thing they tell me is about their trip to Paris, exploring the entire city on a Vélib bike or about how they used Capital Bikeshare to get to a meeting in DC. It’s rare to meet someone today who has not heard of, seen, or used bike sharing.

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