Balancing a Bike Share System

Bicycle Transit Systems is a Philadelphia-based business that specializes in bike share launch, operations, and management. Comprised of the most experienced bike share operations team in the industry, Bicycle Transit Systems manages all operational elements of Indego, including bike and station maintenance, marketing, and customer service.

In this interview, we examine one of the core responsibilities of any bike share system: balancing! At Indego, the operations team consists of dispatchers and the field team (drivers and mechanics). A dispatcher will observe the Indego system from a bird’s eye view and tell the driver what station needs rebalancing. To dig a little deeper, we interviewed the Indego Dispatch Supervisor, Kristen Engman.  

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Hitting the Trail with High Heels and High Hopes

On Saturday, July 7th the Schuylkill River Trail was filled with walkers, skaters, and Indego! High Heels and High Hopes Inc. joined Indego for their first ride of the season! Founder, Nadera Oglseby, and her crew came out ready to take the trail and explore what Fairmount Park has to offer!

Let’s say the weather was the star of the ride and all that joined had a great time. The Schuylkill River Trail is a great way for folks of all ages to enjoy a bike ride without the added worry about traffic and other street obstacles.  One of High Heels and High Hope Inc.’s youngest members summed up the ride best: (more…)

Summer Classes and Rides

The Better Bike Share Partnership (BBSP) is an effort led by the City of Philadelphia that works to ensure that Indego bike share is accessible to all Philadelphians. The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is a non-profit advocacy and education organization working as part of the Better Bike Share Partnership to support bike share and biking education. The Better Bike Share Partnership is funded by the JPB Foundation.


With the arrival of summer, it’s the perfect time for people to familiarize themselves with the Better Bike Share Partnership’s programming and upcoming events. There are activities for everybody: from newcomers learning how to ride to savvy cyclists looking for a new experience. Here is a breakdown of upcoming classes and rides so that you can find the one that is perfect for you!

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BBSP Ride Recap Series

The Better Bike Share Partnership (BBSP) is an effort led by the City of Philadelphia that works to ensure that Indego bike share is accessible to all Philadelphians. The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is a non­profit advocacy and education organization working as part of the Better Bike Share Partnership to support bike share and biking education. The Better Bike Share Partnership is funded by the JPB Foundation.


The weather this season has been a bit unpredictable but that did stop our ambassadors from planning rides and making folks feel at home on an Indego bike. Indego is excited to give you an update on our ambassador team and what they’ve been up to. Here is a highlight on two rides with the Indgeo city ambassadors.

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