Bike-share Really Isn’t A Bike Program

While there is no denying bicycles are the centerpieces of bike-sharing programs, many business leaders see the systems as community amenities that help them attract and retain talented workers and reduce health care costs. On Wednesday Milwaukee’s fun new Bublr Bikes launched with quite a bit of fanfare and a host of smiling public officials [...]

Bikes can’t lose in cities.

This morning Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett teamed up with Midwest Bikeshare, Inc., to announce the opening of Milwaukee’s first B-cycle kiosk. Mayor Barrett upped the ante not only by confirming the City will commit $288,000 toward Milwaukee bike-share system, but by announcing there will be 23 more stations open by March, 2014. I know, I [...]