Say bye-bye to Zyp bikes. So what’s next for micro-mobility in Birmingham?

Zyp Bikes in Birmingham, AL
Take a good look because soon you won’t be seeing Zyp bikes zooming around the city. Photo via REV Birmingham.

Zyp bikes were dope. Now they’re a nope. It was recently announced that the Zyp Bikeshare program is coming to an end in Birmingham. Did your jaw drop? Because mine did! The green bikes were introduced by REV in 2015. They’ve become a staple among the city’s landscape. So now what? Here’s everything we know (so far) about what to expect.

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5 Tips for cyclist’s safety in Birmingham.

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In light of the recent tragedy that happened on July 12, we decided to compile a list of tips on how to stay safe for local cyclists.

Bikes are definitely a big thing in Birmingham and pretty much everyone has ridden a bike before. But most people don’t follow correct bike safety before taking one out for a ride.

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Your how-to guide to Zyp BikeSharing in Birmingham, plus 3 of the best check-out and return stations, including Back Forty

Birmingham, Zyp BikeShare
Zyp bike fun in Birmingham. Photo via Zyp BikeShare

Zyp bikes have been in Birmingham for a couple years now, but if you’re still wondering how to use them, we’ve got you covered. Here’s everything you need to know about how to rent and ride a Zyp bike—and where to find them. 

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Birmingham, Zyp BikeShare
Zyp bike fun in Birmingham. Photo via Zyp BikeShare

Zyp bikes have been in Birmingham for a couple years now, but if you’re still wondering how to use them, we’ve got you covered. Here’s everything you need to know about how to rent and ride a Zyp bike—and where to find them. 

Continue reading “Your how-to guide to Zyp BikeSharing in Birmingham, plus 3 of the best check-out and return stations, including Back Forty”

Connecting Birmingham’s Smithfield and Titusville neighborhoods via bike lane explored by Zyp Bikeshare

Smithfield and Titusville residents trying out a new bike lane connecting their communities. Photo from Zyp Bikeshare

Earlier this month, the Smithfield Library was the place to be as neighborhood residents participated in one of Birmingham’s first Tactical Urbanism Pop Ups presented by Zyp Bikeshare. The “pop-up” was used to explore connecting the Smithfield and Titusville neighborhoods with a new bike lane.

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