Tuesday

Time
Description
1:45pm - 3:15pm
Bike Sharing in the United States: State of the Practice and Economic Benefits
This workshop presents important information from two independent studies documenting the implementation and economic impact of bike sharing programs in the U.S. The first part of the session will highlight findings from a new bike share study for FHWA, Bike Share in the U.S.: State of the Practice and Guide to Implementation. Key points include factors of success, funding models, trends affecting the implementation of programs and a step-by-step approach to implementing a bike-sharing system. The second part will summarize findings from a study examining local economic activity associated with the Nice Ride Minnesota bicycle sharing system. This research documents the impact of bike sharing stations on local businesses, land use, and Nice Ride user trip-making and expenditure patterns.
Colby Reese (Chief Marketing Officer and Co-Founder, Decobike LLC.), Gaby Rousseau, Jennifer Toole (President, Toole Design Group), Jessica Schoner (Master's Candidate, University of Minnesota), Nick Bohnenkamp (Director of System Planning and Special Projects, Denver Bike Sharing)
Plan + Connect
Bike Share
90 minute panel session
101B
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Sharing Through Partnerships: Lessons Learned From Bike Sharing in the Bay Area
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is working in partnership with four Bay Area public agencies to implement a bicycle sharing system that connects transit commuters to bicycles in order to complete the first and last mile of their commute trip. This presentation describes the Bay Areas model and collaborative efforts to identify and implement 50 bike share stations in the densest city west of the Mississippi River. In addition, hear about the City of San Joss efforts to promote its new public bike share project, which launched summer 2012, with public health funding and messaging.
Heath Maddox (Senior Planner, Livable Streets Subdivision, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency), John Brazil ( Bicyclist & Pedestrian Program Coordinator, City of San José, Department of Transportation ), Will Tabajonda (Assistant Engineer, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency)
Plan + Connect
Bike Share
90 minute panel session
202C

Wednesday

Time
Description
10:15am - 11:45am
Bike Share Planning and Implementation: Experiences from Across the U.S.
Bike sharing is a rapidly growing public transportation solution. While cities are clamoring to be the next in line to bring bike sharing to their communities, little is understood of how to successfully plan, purchase, market, or operate a bike sharing system due to lack of practical knowledge. This panel will share their insights gained through the successful planning and operation of both existing and planned bike share systems.
Brett Hondorp
Invest + Govern
Bike Share
90 minute panel session
101B