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Ford GoBike Ramps Up Ebikes
Top Stories
Thursday, December 13, 2018

Ford GoBike is growing its ebike fleet to more than 1,400 of the pedal-assist cycles, introducing 500 of them at a launch event and ride along on Friday, December 14, 2018, in Oakland, with Oakland Mayor and MTC Commissioner Libby Schaaf leading the charge. 

(Ford Go)Bike to the Ballot Box — For Free
Top Stories
Tuesday, October 30, 2018

For the first time ever, the Bay Area’s Ford GoBike network — and related bike share systems in eight other cities — will  provide free rides on Election Day, Nov. 6 in an effort to increase civic participation and reduce barriers to voting.

New Self-Locking Bikes Expand Bike Share to North San José, No Docks Needed
News Release
Friday, June 1, 2018

Beginning June 13, North San José residents and employees will have easier access to Ford GoBike’s bike share system.

Ford GoBike Bike Share System Passes Growth Milestones
News Release
Thursday, January 11, 2018

The Ford GoBike program surpassed a key milestone in late December, with more than 500,000 rides taken since launch in June 2017.

Motivate Announces e-Bike Pilot Program to Launch in San Francisco in April 2018
Top Stories
Monday, January 8, 2018

Motivate International, the operator of the Bay Area’s regional bike share system, announced today it will add e-Bikes to its fleet, beginning with 250 e-Bikes in San Francisco this April.

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.

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 in 2018
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