February 15th, 2019 — Today was a huge milestone for bike share in the Marina! At this morning’s SFMTA Public Hearing in City Hall, there was unanimous support for the two proposed bike share stations in the Marina at Bay & Fillmore and Buchanan & North Point. The addition of these two bike share stations will mean residents of the Marina will finally be a part of our bike share network after the first station was installed almost 6 years ago. Today’s hearing was a huge vote of confidence in support of increased mobility in District 2 provided by bike…

Bike sharing has become popular over the last 10 years, especially in cities. This is a guide to why it’s good to get a bike share station installed in your neighborhood, along with where you shop and work. In San Francisco, we have 100+ bike share stations, and the network is expanding to serve more parts of the city. The benefits outlined here pertain to docked bike share stations like Ford GoBike, but many benefits also apply to dockless bike systems like JUMP and Lime Bikes.

Photo credit: Paul Wasneski

Bike share stations make streets safer.

By shifting a percentage of modes from cars to bikes, bike sharing stations have led to increases in public safety through fewer vehicle collisions. In some cities with bike share stations, motor vehicle collisions have dropped 65%. Additionally, bike share users themselves have been shown to have fewer collisions and injuries than average riders.

Historically, motor vehicles collisions kill roughly 30 people and seriously injure more than 200 people a year in San Francisco. …

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