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Posts in 2019

Q & A With NABSA’s Executive Director
The Executive Director of the North America Bikeshare Association joined BBSP for a Q & A about the new Workforce Diversity Toolkit — an educational resource that shares best practices for prioritizing diversity in the bike share industry.

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The Disadvantages of Mandatory Helmet Laws
On November 5, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) published a news release that has furthered the debate about the hindrances of helmet laws. Today, we’re discussing the consequences that requiring helmets could have on bicycling rates and low income

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A Look Into Bike Share in Rural Communities
Since 2010, bike share and micromobility have spread across the U.S., with urban areas being first in line to adopt these new modes of transportation. Today, we’re highlighting some rural bike share efforts and successes.

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Equity vs. Equality
What is the significance of equity? Today, we’re talking about who needs it, what it looks like, and why it’s important.

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Better Bike Share friends together again!
The North American Bike Share Association Conference (NABSA) is an annual event that welcomes anyone interested in discussing the major issues faced by the bike share and shared micromobility industry. This year, Zoe Kircos, our Director of Grants and Partnerships,

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Posts in 2016

The Better Bike Share Conference: A tweet roundup
More than 100 people came together June 22-24, 2016 for the Better Bike Share Conference in Philadelphia. Here are some highlights, nuggets of wisdom and takeaways, as shared by attendees using the hashtag #bikeshare4all on Twitter.

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Posts in 2015

Can Monthly Passes Improve Bike Share Equity?
Cities can increase users, equity by offering monthly membership and payment options NACTO releases second paper in “Practitioners’ Paper” series to highlight best practices for cities aiming to address equity issues while introducing or expanding their bike share systems

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