Group Discussion: Public Bike Tours in California

Travel is more enjoyable on a bike. But how do you navigate serious distances, logistics and other types of transportation with your bike – being time and cost efficient?

We’ll talk with a panel of experienced adventurers, who know the inside details on Amtrak policies (and workarounds!), what airlines and buses will allow bikes, how to schedule, what to bring (and what to leave) top destinations, hotel or camping?best practices to keep things super fun.

Special appearances by members of the TOP SECRET Adventure Scouts of LA. Party to follow.


The Future of Bike-Share: An Interview with NABSA’s Matt Martin

Matt Martin is the Project Manager for the North American Bikeshare Association and the Director of Rosewood Bikes, a nonprofit program bringing bike resources to a poorly served area of Portland, Oregon. Prior to NABSA, Matt led the Community Bike Project Omaha, an Omaha nonprofit focused on transportation equity issues, where he helped bring bike-share to Omaha and served […]

Metro Bike-Share Transit Integration and Pricing: What Do You Think?

There is a great new report out that shows that bike-share systems really are legitimate, full-fledged transportation facilities. The focus of the report is how bike-share interacts with other transit systems. The report is summarized in this excellent CityLab article. Researchers surveyed bike-share users in both Washington DC and Minneapolis. Bike-share users living in central city […]