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 [...]

Benefit Party for Milwaukee Bikeshare

In case you didn’t know, Milwaukee is on the verge of getting a bike share system similar to B-Cycle in Madison, Capital Bikeshare in Washington, D.C., Nice Ride Minnesota or any of the dozens of other cities in the US that now have fully functioning bike share systems. Midwest Bikeshare, Inc. already has quite a [...]

Will Milwaukee get a BikeShare this year?

Recently announced grants have spurred hopes that Milwaukee may soon join most other major cities and have a BikeShare system.  A bike sharing program in Milwaukee is a little bit closer to reality with the announcement Monday that the non-profit group recieved a $45,000 grant from the Funder’s Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities. That [...]