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The way forward for the bike-sharing industry

By NITIN PANGARKAR After incurring hefty losses for more than a year, oBike ceased operations in Singapore on June 25. Though other players have exited the scene, oBike is the only member of the Big Three...
Share Bikes

Share Bikes Hit The Road

By Erika Echternach From Shanghai to Barcelona bike share programs have become an international phenomenon, so why has Sydney sent multiple bike share operators packing? Of the four bike sharing companies currently operating in Sydney, two...
Bike Approach

Bike-sharing grows as innovative approach to [almost] free wheeling

By Kody Acevedo If you’ve spotted an unattended yellow bike parked in arbitrary spots around town, don’t fret—they do indeed serve a purpose. The dockless two-wheelers are part of a new variety of bike-share programs that debuted...
Seattle Bike

Uber wants to join Seattle’s bike-share battle

By  David Gutman  Seattle Times staff reporter A new competitor wants in on Seattle’s hypercompetitive, polychromatic bike-share landscape. Uber, the ride-hailing behemoth, plans to launch with its newly acquired, bright-red JUMP electric bikes. Uber bought JUMP, a bike-share...
Sharing Economy

Didi Speeds Into Bike-Sharing Race

By Sun Wenjing and Han Wei Ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing Technology Co. on Thursday debuted its own branded bike-sharing service in Chengdu, ratcheted up the battle to control one of China’s hottest shared-economy sectors. Just last October, talks...
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Bicycles are eating the lunch of China’s dominant car-sharing app

By Li Tao Didi Chuxing last year beat the car-sharing business model’s pioneer Uber Technologies at its own game, and bought out the New York company’s China business to become the dominant app for hailing...

Town, County Consider New Rideshare, Bikeshare Programs

By Lisa Finn  SOUTHOLD, NY — With the North Fork continuing to emerge as a tourist destination, Southold Town is seeking alternatives to help solve traffic congestion issues and help visitors and residents traverse area...
Bike Sharing

How India rides the wave of cycle sharing, in comparison to other countries

By GREG MORAN   Will cycle sharing in India blaze its own trail compared to the rest of the world?. Cycle sharing in its current avatar of technology-enabled, dockless bicycles is just 24 months old. Never in human...
Bike Fingal

A bike sharing scheme is on the way to Fingal says Smith

  A Fingal public bike sharing scheme similar to the successful Dublin Bike scheme operating in the city, is a significant step closer this week with news that Fingal County Council is to seek expressions...
Bike Sharing

Bike-sharing service seeks footprint in College Place, Walla Walla

By Andy Porter One of the colorful players in the rapidly-expanding rental bike market may soon be wheeling down local streets. The bike-sharing service LimeBike has approached College Place seeking to start operating in the city. The...

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