The Re-Dock: November 11 to November 17

Welcome to the Re-Dock — a weekly compendium of bike sharing news happening in places throughout the world. The Re-Dock stations you squarely at the center of the industry news that you want to know. This issue of the Re-Dock covers bike sharing news from November 11 through November 17.

Austin, TX

As other bike share programs close their doors for winter, Austin will be launching its B-cycle program in December.

Chicago, IL

Go behind the scenes at the Divvy warehouse and get a taste of what it’s like to operate one of North America’s biggest bike share programs.

Like burritos? Have a yearly Divvy membership? In their latest comarketing scheme, Divvy and Chipotle are offering bike share users a killer deal.

Toronto, Canada

Toronto’s city council voted to save its Bixi system on Thursday, possibly linking it with a Toronto-based parking company according to the National Post.

Vancouver, Canada

According to The Province, the City of Vancouver will withhold the $6 million it was planning to give Alta Bicycle Share for equipment until it can prove that its equipment supplier, Bixi (PBSC), is capable of delivering a product. The city is suspicious of Bixi competency in light of recent reports that the company is in a dire financial state.

Washington, D.C

Capital Bikeshare just installed it’s 300th station according to their official Facebook page. They were surpassed by Divvy’s 300th station install earlier this fall, and now they’re currently tied for 2nd place. Some arms race, huh?

Xiamen, China

11 bike share stations have been launched in Xiamen’s Haicang District.


Find out what’s missing from bike share apps and how they can be made better.

The rewards far outweigh the risks of adding a bike fleet to your corporate campus.

The United States’ bike sharing fleet is expected to hit 37,000 in 2014–four times the number of bikes in 2012.


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