The bike sharing in NYC, now in its fourth month. has created new levels of bicycle acceptability. Like getting married.
From the New York Times:
In Sickness and in Health, Long After the Bike Is Due Back
By: Matt Flegenheimer
October 11th, 2013
After marrying in June, Christie and Sean Hutchinson took the subway to Midtown for a day of sightseeing, then rode home to the financial district on Citi Bikes. Photo by: Gosia Labno
For years, the rise of cycling in New York City has sown disharmony.
There have been aggrieved cabbies, community meetings at which the Bloomberg administration was likened to the Taliban, and at least one seminude demonstration against a Lower Manhattan bike hub.
But now, four months into its first dalliance with a bike share program, the city appears ready to settle down.
Read more: here.
Before you can get married on your CitiBike you need to be social. This Friday you get your chance:
–NYC Biketrain presents:
Nighttime Bridge Ride with Citi Bike — October 18th, 2013
Join NYC Biketrain and Citi Bike on the evening of Friday, October 18, for another social ride.
Led by the friendly, experienced urban cyclists of NYC Biketrain, and in partnership with Citi Bike, take a fun ride over the Manhattan and Williamsburg Bridges on a gorgeous fall evening. This is great chance to discover the fun of riding by night and take in the city night. After the ride, we’ll recovene to enjoy a post-ride beer ($1 off for bridge riders) and some giveaways from Citi Bike. RSVP below.
Seen on twitter by: @BornAgainBicyclist