Bike share program in NYC may have got damaged by Sandy

In an odd twist of irony, the highly anticipated bike sharing program in NYC, which would have come in real handy with the disruptions hurricane Sandy caused, may have been damaged by hurricane Sandy.

The New York Times is reporting the warehouse space in the Navy Yard which is storing the bike share equipment got hit with flood waters and may be the latest victim of the storm.

Here is more:

Bike-Share Equipment Apparently Damaged by Flooding
By Matt Flegenheimer
Published: November 14, 2012

20121114-191736.jpgphoto by Richard Perry/New York Times

New York City’s seemingly star-crossed bike-share program, once promised for last summer but delayed until the spring amid software problems, has found its way into Hurricane Sandy’s unsparing path.

The storm dumped several feet of water at some points across the Brooklyn Navy Yard, where the city had been storing equipment like bicycles and docking stations in Building 293, near the northern tip of the yard and the waters of Wallabout Bay.

Read more: here.

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