Vancouver’s first public bike share service, Mobi by Shaw Go, marks its one year anniversary this week. 6,400 people have signed up as members of Mobi, and 400,000 rides covering one million kilometres were taken in the service’s first year. Mobi continues to expand, and set a new daily trip record on Canada Day, when […]
Vancouver bike share
Vancouver’s long-awaited bike share system, Mobi, is slowly but surely becoming a reality. Mobi is scheduled to roll out sometime this summer, bringing 1,500 bikes and 150 stations to the downtown peninsula, Kitsilano, and parts of the west side and east Vancouver. The launch was originally scheduled for mid-June, but that has been delayed until […]
The City of Vancouver is making good on its plans to upgrade several downtown bike lanes and add a couple more. Work on upgrading the Beatty Street bike lane is already complete, with a curb now separating cyclists from traffic and parked cars. Previously, just a painted line marked the borders of the bike lane […]
We’ve got some good news on Vancouver’s bike share program. Since we first wrote about the upcoming launch of the highly-anticipated bicycle sharing system, we’ve learned that the proposed monthly rate will be $15 per month for unlimited rides under 30 minutes.
To help support this summer’s launch of Vancouver’s first public bike share system, the city is planning on adding several new protected lanes along major routes downtown, as well as improving existing routes. Here’s where the new bike lanes will be installed, and where upgrades will be taking place.
This summer, Vancouver’s first bike share program launches with 1,000 bicycles and 100 stations. Proposed prices are as follows: Monthly plan of $15 including unlimited 30 minute trips. But how does that compare to other bike share systems around the world?