Topic: Jump Bikes

JUMP bikes have been used in assaults and robberies in Providence, with perpetrators rigging the bikes to be used anonymously.

Metro, News

JUMP bikes removed over safety, crime concerns

September 10, 2019 0 comments

Students returned to campus this fall to an empty bicycle rack, the docks missing their trademark red JUMP bikes. The notable absence of the motorized bikes, owned by rideshare company Uber, follows the city of Providence and JUMP Bike’s decision to pause the bike program…

Mulligan ’19: Ride responsibly

Columns

Mulligan ’19: Ride responsibly

January 22, 2019 0 comments

Last semester, Brown students arrived to find that easy-to-access e-scooters and bicycles had sprouted up like weeds in the cracks of campus sidewalks.

Simshauser ’20: A virtuous cycle

Columns, Opinions

Simshauser ’20: A virtuous cycle

October 24, 2018 0 comments

An empty road. No, not empty. A metallic flash of red whirs by, unabated by kinetic friction, gone in an instant. The landscape’s hues begin to desaturate. That is, until another radiant vehicle inevitably zips past.

Editorial: JUMP bikes are a giant leap for Providence

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: JUMP bikes are a giant leap for Providence

October 1, 2018 0 comments

In early September, JUMP — the dockless bike-share program owned by Uber — launched in Providence, giving College Hill and other neighborhoods around the city a colorful makeover with its bright red bicycles.