Bay Area Bike Share

Bay Area Bike Share

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Ford GoBike Is a Model for Equitable Bike Share Access in the US, Thanks to Community Engagement
Top Stories
Friday, September 28, 2018

New data shows 20 percent of Ford GoBike memberships are discounted “Bike Share for All” memberships for low-income riders, among the largest share of any bike share system in the country. 

Ford GoBike on Fast Track for Equity, Inclusion as "Bike Share For All" Hits 500-Member Mark
Top Stories
Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Ford GoBike announces that it has attracted 500 low-income members so far thanks to its ambitious social equity initiative, called “Bike Share For All." The program is designed to help both eliminate financial barriers to bike sharing for low-income riders and expand availability.

Ford GoBike, the Bay Area’s Latest Sustainable Transportation Option, Now Available
Top Stories
Wednesday, June 28, 2017

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), joined by global bike share leader Motivate, Ford Motor Company, regional officials, and scores of community members — launch the region’s new bike share system, Ford GoBike.

The Countdown to Ford GoBike’s Launch Begins
News Release
Thursday, June 1, 2017

Riders will be able to unlock and use Ford GoBike using the Clipper® card or the Ford GoBike mobile app.

Bike Share Expansion: Over 80% of 546 Ford GoBike Stations Now Identified
News Release
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Two newly released maps new show over 80 percent of the locations proposed or sited for the Ford GoBike bike share stations throughout San Francisco and San Jose. 

Newly Released Bike Share Maps Detail Full System Expansion for the East Bay
News Release
Thursday, December 15, 2016

Motivate and MTC seeking public feedback on proposed new station locations for the final phase of the Bay Area program’s tenfold expansion

Motivate and MTC Announce Expanded Bike Share Equity Program
News Release
Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Motivate and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today announced a bold commitment to ensure that bike sharing is accessible to all Bay Area residents.

Bike Share Expansion Maps Outline Massive New Transportation Option for the Bay Area
News Release
Thursday, September 22, 2016

Motivate and MTC today released maps showing the contours of the expansion of bike share in the Bay Area. The program will grow from 700 to 7000 bikes with the first new stations being installed in spring 2017. 

Ford to Fuel Major Expansion of Bay Area’s Bike Share Program
News Release
Friday, September 9, 2016

Bay Area Bike Share operator Motivate today announced a seven-year partnership agreement with Ford Motor Company that will allow Motivate to complete its plan for a tenfold expansion of the region’s bike share network. Bay Area Bike Share will be rebranded as Ford GoBike.

Bay Area Bike Share Seeks Community Input for Second Phase of Expansion
Top Stories
Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Bay Area Bike Share – operated by Motivate – announced today the dates for a second round of public planning workshops as site selection continues for an expanded bike share program.


Proposed Bike Share Locations in East Bay
Proposed_East_Bay.pdf (1.7 MB)
Proposed Bike Share Locations in Emeryville
Proposed_Emeryville.pdf (2.03 MB)
Proposed Bike Share Locations in Berkeley
Proposed_Berkeley.pdf (2.77 MB)
Proposed Bike Share Locations in Oakland
Proposed_Oakland.pdf (1.72 MB)


Ford GoBike bicycles
Bay Area Bike Share Press Conference, September 9, 2016
Photo Gallery
Friday, September 9, 2016

MTC, Motivate and Ford Motor Co. on Sept.

Bay Area Bike Share
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
SF Mayor Ed Lee cuts the Bay Area BIke Share ribbon alongside MTC Commissioners Amy Worth and Scott Weiner.
Bay Area Bike Share Launch
Photo Gallery
Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Cycling enthusiasts and regional leaders gathered in anticipation outside the San Francisco Caltrain station last week to watch the Bay Area’s first bike sharing initiative hit the road.