Tag Archives: bike sharing

NYC paves the mode for pedal-assist bike-sharing

While dockless, electric bike-sharing platforms have taken off in San Francisco and the surrounding Bay Area, the same can’t be said for New York City, yet. Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio effectively paved the behavior for bike-sharing startups with pedal-assist functionality to stumble the street in a legal way. “As cycling continues to grow in … Read More

Ofo comes to the US, to intervene in the bike-share fray in Seattle

Seattle seems like an unlikely venue for a duel between bike-sharing firms: its rainy, hilly, its tenants cant drive and another bike-share planned lately exited belly up publicly and ignominiously. But Ofo, one of various Chinese giants in the opening, is the third firm to launch in the city in a few months. Its the … Read More

LimeBike heightens $12 million to roll out bike sharing without kiosks in the US

A startup announced LimeBike has raised $12 million in venture funding to oblige Chinese-style bike sharing mainstream in the U.S. Andreessen Horowitz resulted the round, to participate in IDG Ventures, DCM Ventures and other investors who declined to be named. In China, fellowships like MoBike and Ofo have raised massive amounts of risk capital and … Read More

Nope, Hipsters Aren’t The Only Ones Who Ride Bikes

Biking — along with craft beer and sardonic tees — has become one of the various types shows of the stereotypical metropolitan hipster. Seen as a trendy, hitherto ecologically based, alternative mode of transportation, biking is on the increases in the various regions of the U.S. But a large portion of city people aren’t journeying … Read More