In case you hadn’t heard (I hadn’t until just now) the NYC bike sharing program has officially been delayed until 2013.
Here is a more informed news service than me, the NY Times.
Bike-Share Program Delayed Until Spring, Mayor Says
By: Matt Flegenheimer & Michael M. Grynbaum
Published: August 17, 2012
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg said on Friday that the city’s much-heralded bike share program will not begin until next spring, ending weeks of speculation about the program’s fate and dashing cyclists’ hopes of seeing the city’s newest public travel alternative this year.
Read more: here.
Not to fear however, says the NY Time’s reporter Joshua Brustein. There are several social network sites where people set there own prices and rent personal bikes like Spinlister.
Read more: There’s More Than One Way to Share a Bike.