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POGOH is operated by Bike Share Pittsburgh Inc. We are a small 501(c)3 non-profit located in the Strip District.

 

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2022.05.06 POGOH Launch David Interview (1 of 1)

Media Releases

2024

June 7, 2024 - POGOH BIKESHARE CELEBRATES LAUNCH OF ADAPTIVE POGOH Adaptive POGOH Launch

 ADAPTIVE POGOH

May 6, 2024 - Better Bike Share Partnership Announces Second Cohort of Living Lab Partners Focused on Equity - Living Labs Press Release 2024 (1)

 

March 25, 2024  POGOH Celebrates 1 Million Rides,  Announces Next Expansion

2023

December 7, 2023 POGOH Sets Ridership Record

September 18, 2023  Adaptive POGOH Debut

August 30, 2023  POGOH Annual Event

July 24, 2023 POGOH x Jawnt PR

June 28, 2023  POGOH BIKESHARE BEGINS 22 STATION EXPANSION TODAY ACROSS PITTSBURGH

March 23, 2023 - POGOH Bikeshare Announces Expansion Plans at Community Coalition Annual Meeting

 

2022

June 7, 2022 - Better Bike Share Partnership Awards $75,000 in Grants

May 6, 2022 - POGOH Bikeshare Launches in Pittsburgh

March 16, 2022 - POGOH Bikeshare to Launch Spring 2022

 

Media Coverage

2023

December

Vents Magazine - https://ventsmagazine.com/2023/12/24/eco-friendly-transportation-in-pittsburgh-pogoh-and-colcom-foundations-mission/

Pitt Wire - https://www.pitt.edu/pittwire/accolades-honors/pogoh-record-ridership-data-2023

The Business Journals - https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/inno/stories/profiles/2023/12/08/pogoh-hits-record-ridership-figures-2023.html

September

WESA - https://www.wesa.fm/development-transportation/2023-09-25/pittsburgh-pogoh-adaptive-bikes

Planetizen - https://www.planetizen.com/news/2023/09/125662-pittsburgh-launches-adaptive-bike-share-fleet

CBS News - https://www.cbsnews.com/pittsburgh/news/pogoh-new-adaptive-bicycles-pittsburgh/

WPXI - https://www.wpxi.com/news/local/bicycles-people-all-abilities-be-available-pittsburgh-riverfront-trails/USZXAAIOBZFM7BN4BVOCYCJPXM/

Carnegie Mellon University - http://thetartan.org/2023/9/18/news/cmu-pogoh

August

Trib Live - https://triblive.com/opinion/letter-to-the-editor-making-pittsburgh-greener/

 

Oakland Planning & Development - https://www.opdc.org/blog/2023/7/26/new-pogoh-stations-in-oakland?fbclid=IwAR1wBN8pRLgZRjwdjPIzRpMAsG5WDe-UOrLtRCpNpqN0t2gkkQtdD1mUKeU

 

Better Bike Share - https://betterbikeshare.org/2023/08/01/pittsburghs-city-employees-are-getting-a-bike-share-benefit/?fbclid=IwAR0v8ZuPX-7lwn1G6DrKHlvqwokDmK1TmDRU16-nnrN_ZW24Dh3j0UwBFvA

July

Government Technology - https://www.govtech.com/fs/platform-clears-a-path-to-offering-bike-share-as-an-employee-benefit

 

Charge - https://www.chargingusforward.com/pogoh

 

WPXI - https://www.wpxi.com/news/local/pittsburgh-bikeshare-nonprofit-installing-stations-expanding-into-new-neighborhoods/EPUQ6GUUPNHI5C542IHH3NS4X4/

 

Yahoo News - https://news.yahoo.com/pittsburgh-bikeshare-nonprofit-installing-stations-165615392.html

June

AARP - https://www.aarp.org/livable-communities/community-challenge/info-2023/2023-grantees.html?CMP=EMC-DSM-NLC-OTH-LC-1537503-1849801-7385712-NA-06282023-LivableCommunities-MS1-2023grantees-BTN-ALL-Community-&encparam=/csZYeJiiIsk/7xRxXTy3TEglthSEJIRG5n4po7nutM=

 

 

City Paper - https://www.pghcitypaper.com/news/expansion-of-pogoh-bikeshare-system-could-bring-new-sustainable-transit-options-for-locals-and-visitors-24063248

 

TribLive - https://triblive.com/local/pittsburgh-city-government-employees-to-get-free-bike-share-memberships/

 

Post-Gazette - https://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2023/06/21/pittsburgh-city-employees-bike-share-program/stories/202306210096

 

TribLive - https://triblive.com/community/murrysville/proposal-to-give-pittsburgh-city-employees-free-bike-share-memberships-gets-preliminary-ok/300fe59fab1b60190b2cfc56f5b42043/

 

TribLive - https://triblive.com/local/proposal-would-provide-bike-share-memberships-to-all-pittsburgh-city-employees/

April

Pittsburgh Magazine - https://www.pittsburghmagazine.com/pittsburghs-bike-share-program-to-add-220-bikes-and-22-new-stations-by-june/

March

WESA - https://www.wesa.fm/development-transportation/2023-03-24/pittsburghs-bikeshare-system-pogoh-grows-by-leaps-and-bounds 

2022

October

University Times - https://www.utimes.pitt.edu/news/faculty-and-staff-0

NEXTpittsburgh - Bike or Treat https://nextpittsburgh.com/events/23-things-to-do-this-week-in-pittsburgh-from-the-polish-film-festival-to-haunted-halloween-happenings/

September

Cision PR Newswire - https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/in-pittsburgh-augmented-reality-is-changing-the-way-stories-are-told-301620166.html?tc=eml_cleartime

Pitt Wire - https://www.pitt.edu/pittwire/features-articles/bike-to-campus-week-resources

August

Planetizen - https://www.planetizen.com/news/2022/08/118457-pittsburgh-launches-guaranteed-basic-mobility-pilot

University of Pittsburgh - https://www.utimes.pitt.edu/news/pitt-mobility-welcomes

Next City - https://nextcity.org/urbanist-news/how-five-u.s.-cities-built-335-miles-of-bike-lanes-in-24-months

Streets Blog USA - https://usa.streetsblog.org/2022/06/06/the-3-secret-ingredients-to-building-bike-networks-fast/

Smart Cities Dive - https://www.smartcitiesdive.com/news/pittsburgh-guaranteed-basic-mobility-pilot-movepgh/630082/

Pittsburgh Magazine - https://www.pittsburghmagazine.com/new-pilot-program-will-offer-free-transportation-to-some-pittsburgh-residents/

WESA - https://www.wesa.fm/politics-government/2022-08-17/pittsburgh-tests-program-to-provide-free-transportation-for-lower-income-residents

City Paper - https://www.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/bikepgh-goes-round-and-round-with-loop-the-loop-allegheny-circle-ride/Content?oid=22167940

Transit App - https://transitapp.com/banners/pogoh

CBS Pittsburgh - https://www.cbsnews.com/pittsburgh/news/pogoh-hosting-community-bike-ride-in-oakland-on-saturday/

July

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Bike Share Pittsburgh is donating 450 retired Healthy Ride bikes as part of Recycle a Bicycle Program

June

Pittsburgh Magazine - Venture through Pittsburgh with POGOH - Cheap, Healthy, Less Traffic

Better Bike Share Blog - Better Bike Share Partnership Awards $75,000 in Grants

Endurance Sportswire - Better Bike Share Partnership Awards $75,000 in Grants

May

The City Paper - Bike Share Pittsburgh launches new, half electric POGOH fleet - May 3
The Pittsburgh Business Journal Healthy Ride bike sharing system rebrands to POGOH, expands with new stations and electric bike rental options - May 6

CBS Pittsburgh - City of Pittsburgh's new bikeshare program POGOH launches today- May 6

TribLIVE - 'POGOH,' new Bike Share Pittsburgh system, features e-bikes - May 10

The InclinePOGOH brings e-bikes to stations across Pittsburgh - May 10

 

April

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – Editorial: Watch out Spin scooters, updated Healthy Ride bikes are making getting around the city that much easier – 3/22
Pittsburgh Magazine – New Rides and a New Name for Pittsburgh’s Healthy Ride Bikeshare Program – 3/17
NEXT Pittsburgh – Healthy Ride rebrands as POGOH with new stations and bikes, half of them electric – 3/16
WPXI – Bike Share Pittsburgh aims to make transportation accessible to all – 3/16
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – Bike Share Pittsburgh gets new bikes and a new system with a new name: POGOH – 3/16
90.5 WESA – Pittsburgh’s Healthy Ride rolls out new e-bikes and rebrands as ‘POGOH’ – 3/16