Milwaukee BikeShare is looking for an Interim Director

Midwest BikeShare is searching for an Interim Director of the Milwaukee BikeShare System to continue gathering support and to get the system launched by next year. Take a look at the position description here.

The mission of Midwest BikeShare is to launch and operate comprehensive bikesharing systems in the Midwest to promote health, quality of life, economic development and preservation of the environment. Midwest BikeShare plans to launch its first bikesharing system in Milwaukee by the summer of 2014. This summer they will a preview a 15-bike station that will be installed at Discovery World before the end of June. The Milwaukee bikesharing program is poised to launch and succeed because it is led by credible, well-respected community leaders, it is based on demonstrated national bike sharing models operating in other cities, it has completed extensive due diligence to ensure effective local adoption and it has a strong financial plan with significant funding support already committed.

Check out all of the Bike Fed’s bike sharing posts here.


Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett chatting with Barry Mainwood, of Midwest Bikeshare. Barrett rode in on a B-cycle Bike to Work Week and announced the City would provide $288,000 to help launch a bike sharing system in Milwaukee next year.

How to Respond: 

  • No phone or email inquiries to board members please.
  • Inquiries of interest should be sent via email to:
  • Response must be received no later than 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28, 2013
  • Responses should include a cover letter and resume.

Beth Nichols, Exectutive Director of Downtown Milwaukee’s business improvement district tries out a B-cycle during a bikeshare demonstration in the Third Ward. Jessica Binder, the Bike Fed’s Milwaukee Program Manager pedaled along on the test ride.

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