Education + Webinars
2017 Webinar Series
NABSA is hosting a series of webinars in 2017–conversations with experts on the detailed issues that matter most to you as you work to maximize your bikeshare planning and operations.
Here are the upcoming topics and dates in our 2017 webinar series (look for more about every six weeks). All webinars will begin at 9am Pacific/12pm Eastern and will last approximately one hour.
January 13: E-Bikes
February 27: Redistribution/Redistribution 2.0
April 7: Bikeshare Equipment Lifecycle Planning
Have a topic you’d like us to cover? Have a presenter you’d like to hear discuss a particular subject? Let us know!
Please note that all webinars are exclusively for NABSA members. For information on becoming a member, please see our membership pages.
Members: To access presentation materials and audio/video recordings of these webinars, please go to the Webinar Archive in the KnowledgeShare area of our website.
“Bikeshare & College Campuses”
July 8, 2016
Bikeshare systems are spreading across university and college campuses, and for good reason. Participate in tomorrow’s webinar to learn from some of the some of the successful systems, universities, and vendors as they discuss the special opportunities and challenges that go along with setting up and growing a bikeshare system on campus.
Sara Watson Curry, North Dakota State University
Francis Morgan, University of Southern Florida
Mark Rabinsky, Harvard University
Nate Taber, Zagster
Matt Martin, NABSA Project Manager, moderated the discussion.
“Bikeshare & Equity”
May 20, 2016
Equity and bikeshare is a hot topic these days. How do we build and grow systems that are accessible, both physically and operationally, to our larger communities? What programs and practices can we put in place so that our internal workings mirror and serve the community? And how can we design and operate these in a sustainable fashion?
Claudia Setubal, Bicycle Transit Systems (Philadelphia)
Amanda Woodall, Chicago Department of Transportation
Lisa Nuszkowski, Detroit Bike Share
Nicole Freedman, NABSA President, moderated the discussion.
“Corporate Memberships and Sponsorships”
April 8, 2016
Does your system offer corporate memberships? How do you gain and leverage corporate sponsorships? Learn about how others are structuring and incentivizing these memberships to grow and sustain their systems. NABSA President Nicole Freedman is joined by Paul DeMaio (Capital Bikeshare), Aaron Ritz (Indigo), and Patrick Kelsey (Subway).
“NABSA Bikeshare Survey Results”
March 4, 2016
NABSA conducted its second annual survey of North American bikeshare systems at the end of 2015, and the results have a lot to say about the bikeshare industry and opportunities. Survey topics to be reported back on include sponsorship, funding, pricing, marketing, equipment and operations, and more. Join NABSA President Nicole Freedman and her guests Nathan Brown and Jessica Carr of TrueBearing Consulting as they discuss our latest survey and what it means for you in the second of our one-hour 2016 webinar series.
“Operational Structural Options”
January 15, 2016
We will discuss the variety of operational configurations and relations that are possible when setting up and growing a bikeshare operation, especially regarding small to midsize systems.
“Q and A on new Chip and Pin credit card requirements”
August 28, 2015
Mark Ericksen, Mantrana Partners
Over the last few weeks, NABSA members have raised questions about new Chip and PIN (EMV) requirements from the credit card networks that take effect in October. Mark Ericksen and Lora Vigil of Mantrana Partners have offered a follow-up webinar to help us sort through questions about changes in liability and PCI compliance, and any others coming out of their February presentation.
“Festivals and Events”
June 1, 2015
Eric Gilliand, Jordan Kingdon, Elliott Greenberger and Kristin Nelson
How to turn your most challenging operation days into your biggest ridership and revenue days without crushing your team.
“Challenge Your Riders”
April 13, 2015
Nikki Javurek and Meghan McCloskey of PeopleForBikes
How to engage your riders + find new ones with PeopleForBikes and the National Bike Challenge
“Payments for the Bikeshare Market”
February 18, 2015
Lora Vigil and Mark Ericksen of Mantrana Partners
“Helmet Sharing Solutions”
February 11, 2015
Holly Houser and Demi Allen from Pronto! Cycle Share
“Buy America and BikeShare”
December 9, 2014
David W. Burgett and Michael Scheimer
Mr. Burgett and Mr. Scheimer are recognized experts on Buy America, contracting with all levels of government, and other country of origin restrictions.