Bay Area Bike Share

Bay Area Bike Share

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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 — today launched the region’s

The Countdown to Ford GoBike’s Launch Begins
News Release
Thursday, June 1, 2017
  • Ford GoBike to launch in late June  
  • Founding memberships now available through website 
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

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

A new map shows the planned locations for 66 additional bike share stations in Berkeley, Oakland and Emeryville as part of an expansion of Bay Area Bike Share into the East Bay.

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

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — 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 the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today released maps showing the contours of the expansion of bike share in the Bay Area.

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

Bay Area Bike Share operator Motivate — which manages the program under a contract with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) — today announced a seven-year partnership agreement with Fo

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 that will serve

Bay Area Bike Share Offers Free Rides on May 12th
News Release
Friday, April 29, 2016

OAKLAND, CA — Bay Area Bike Share is celebrating Bike to Work Day by offering free rides to the public on Thursday, May 12th.

East Bay Bike Share Takes Shape
Top Stories
Monday, April 25, 2016

Today Motivate and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) announced the proposed locations for the first set of bike share stations in the East Bay, a major milestone toward bringing bike


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.