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  • Can Memphis make bike sharing more equitable and affordable?

    by Wayne Risher | The Commercial Appeal | May 21,2018

    In the heart of one of the city’s poorest ZIP codes, the future of Memphis bike-sharing is ready to roll.

    Next door to Christ Quest Community Church, across the street from a community garden, an Explore Bike Share docking station sits waiting for the first bikes to arrive, and Knowledge Quest program director Yolanda Manning can’t wait.

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  • Explore Bike Share bicycle rental stations launching soon with more on the way in 2019

    by Michael Waddell | High Ground Memphis | May 21,2018
    Locations around the city for the first 60 bike stations of the Explore Bike Share program have been announced, and the nonprofit has plans to add more stations and bikes in 2019 and 2020. The 600-rental bike system, which spans from Downtown, South Memphis, and Cooper-Young to Orange Mound, Overton Square, and Crosstown, is moving towards a launch later this spring.

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  • Memphis welcomes 600-bike fleet for Explore Bike Share program

    by Kristin Musulin | Smart Cities Dive | May 21,2018
    Though the idea to bring a bike-share program to the city was sparked more than two years ago, the city-funded feasibility study "sat on the shelf" because Memphis wasn't in the position to fund the initiative. 

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  • Building Community Through Bikes: Rajah Brown Joins Explore Bike Share

    by Lisa Williams | Choose 901 | May 21,2018

    With the help of new Operations Director Rajah Brown, Explore Bike Share is bringing the nation’s largest bike sharing installation of its kind to Memphis.

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  • Explore Bike Share Announces New Hire

    by Maya Smith | Memphis Flyer | May 21,2018

    The bike-share system coming to Memphis this spring announced Wednesday that Sara Studdard will serve as the nonprofit’s first community engagement and marketing director.

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  • Bike-sharing program hires Trey Moore as first executive director to oversee launch

    by The Commercial Appeal | May 21,2018
    Voluntary health organization executive Trey Moore has been named the first executive director of Explore Bike Share.

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  • Explore Bike Share Wants Memphians' Input on Sites for Future Stations

    by Maya Smith | Memphis Flyer | May 21,2018

    Explore Bike Share, launching here in spring 2018, is asking Memphians to help decide where the first 60 bike stations should be located in the city.

    Residents can visit the bike-share system’s interactive map and drop a pin on their choices for stations, as well as “like” locations suggested by others.

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  • Birth of a Bike Share: Memphis

    by Bike Fixation | May 21,2018
    In the first installment in our series on highlighting the growing impact and popularity of bike sharing systems, Sara Studdard from Explore Bike Share kicks things off detailing how their new system is created to tackle head-on the mobility challenges of Memphis. 

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  • The Bluff City’s Biking Revolution: Improving Memphis’ Livability & Sustainability

    by Andria Brown | Style Blueprint | May 21,2018
    In 2010, Bicycling magazine rated Memphis one of the worst cities in America for cycling. Two years later, it was rated one of the most improved. Just seven years from our low point, Memphis has made dramatic progress in becoming bike-friendly, and thanks to city planning and grassroots efforts, biking is now a realistic and enjoyable option for everything from work commutes to weekend adventures. Whether you’re a confident rider or just getting started, there are always new ways to get rolling.

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