Latest Public Bike System Company Stories

2011-05-18 13:34:00

OTTAWA, May 18 /PRNewswire/ - The Capital BIXI bike share service officially kicked off today. Residents and visitors in the core of Canada's Capital will have 24/7 access to 100 bikes located at 10 stations in downtown Ottawa and Gatineau. "The National Capital Commission (NCC) is proud to add another important building block to the cycling infrastructure in the core of Canada's Capital," said Marie Lemay, Chief Executive Officer at the NCC. "The NCC has been in the cycling business...

2011-04-28 19:42:00

MONTREAL, April 28 /PRNewswire/ - London Mayor Boris Johnson will offer a one-of-a-kind BIXI as a wedding gift to Prince William and Kate Middleton. ''It is a tandem version of the traditional BIXI bicycle developed jointly by Michel Dallaire and Devinci Cycles which we delivered at the request of our London partner, Serco'' declared Roger Plamondon, Chairman of the board at Public Bike System Company. The regal tandem maintains the distinguished silhouette, visual signature, and...

2010-09-20 09:43:00

MONTREAL, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ - Following a successful pilot project in the Canadian capital of Ottawa, and the triumphant rollout in the English capital of London, BIXI is now rolling, as of 10:15 this morning, in the streets of the American capital of Washington (D.C.). In fact, the Public Bike System Company provides the city of Washington and its neighbour, the city of Arlington, Virginia, with a complete system of 1,100 bikes and 114 stations (100 in Washington, 14 in Arlington) as...

2010-08-02 17:02:00

MONTREAL, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ - The Public Bike System Company is pleased to announce the launch of BIXI Tour 2010, which will take place from Tuesday, August 3 to Sunday, August 22, 2010 (inclusive). The tour will bring the BIXI team to various US cities to demonstrate the popular public bike system, with the aim of enabling potential new markets to discover or find out more about the BIXI system. The following cities will be visited: - Long Beach, California (August 3) -...

2009-11-06 06:00:00

MONTREAL, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ - Thanks to the determination and boldness of the managers behind BIXI, the public bike system project developed for the City of Montreal, the Public Bike System Company earned Gold in the Canadian Public Sector Leadership Awards. During a gala reception in Toronto last night, Roger Plamondon, chair of the board of the Public Bike System Company, received the prestigious award in the Not-for-profit category. "To receive an award recognizing the vision of the...

2009-07-30 14:36:00

MONTREAL, July 30 /PRNewswire/ - The Public Bike System Company has received a Bronze International Design Excellence Award (IDEA), transportation category, for the design of the BIXI bike. The IDEA program has been honouring excellence in the design of products in categories such as transportation, ecodesign, entertainment, household goods, and research since 1980. For the Public Bike System Company and Michel Dallaire, the internationally renowned industrial designer who created the...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.