Resource: Guidelines for group bike share events and tabling

by Stefani Cox

Indego group bike ride
An Indego group ride in Philadelphia.

One of the best ways to get the word out about bike share is to allow local groups to organize their own rides, demonstrations, and tabling events. But it’s not always clear how to best go about doing all that.

Fortunately, Indego and the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia are sharing the guidelines they use for individuals and groups looking to organize a bike share event. Other bike share operators, city staff, and community-based groups may find helpful takeaways from seeing Philadelphia’s parameters.

Guidelines include setting group ride dates at least a month ahead of time, keeping rides to under an hour, and following approval protocols on logo use:

>Download Guidelines for Scheduling Group Rides, Test Rides, and Tabling

The Better Bike Share Partnership is a JPB Foundation-funded collaboration between the City of Philadelphia, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) and the PeopleForBikes Foundation to build equitable and replicable bike share systems. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram or sign up for our weekly newsletter. Story tip? Write