Here’s an article on NYC’s upcoming bike sharing program and how you can get involved.
New York City bike sharing: coming this summer By: Channtal Fleischfresser Published: January 30, 2012
This summer, New York City will launch a bike sharing program featuring 10,000 new public bicycles at 600 bike sharing stations in Manhattan [...]
Is a bike sharing program successful for reducing pollution, increasing efficiency of transport or revenue generating for a city? New York Times reporter, David Jolly, while researching Paris’s bike sharing, Velib program says it depends who you ask. One success may not show up on the balance sheet, but is more of a long [...]
Headed down to the 37th annual Atlantic Antic street festival with the family. (that’s my boy Max on the right) Besides the usual fried food and bouncy castles, there was some nice buzz for bikes. The D.O.T. was on hand not only handing out free helmets but also sizing them for people. Big line [...]
The big news last week was New York City is going to be the next American city to begin a bike sharing program. 10,000 bikes will be placed on the street at 600 solar powered stations. This is another effort by the incredibly bike friendly D.O.T. to give more space to bicycles and increase [...]
Cycle Chic is a brand name dedicated to a whole group of blogs who report on the fashionable side of bicycles. It all stems from Copenhagen with appropriately named: Copenhagencyclechic.com.
They recently had a nice video of the bicycle share program in Washington DC:
Capital Bikeshare Chic from Aurash Khawarzad on Vimeo.
Looks like a group of students started a bike sharing program in Washington DC using cell phones being called â€œthe first stationless smart bike sharing program in North America.â€ It’s called: WeBike.
Hmmm, I mean really what kind of system could be successful, started on a college campus?
Article from thecityfix.com
I just read this article in Crain’s about Worksman Cycles in Ozone Park Queens:
Queens bike maker seeks big leg up Longtime supplier in race for citywide contract; will deep local roots help? January 30, 2011 5:59 AM By Hilary Potkewitz
Ever since the city’s Department of Transportation started asking for proposals for [...]
According to Streetsblog, New York University has started a bike sharing program.
photo by: NYU photo bureau
article by: Brad Fried More than two dozen students braved 32-degree cold this Sunday for the launch of NYU’s bike-share program. The ride took them down Second Avenue and over the Manhattan [...]
Last week a bicycle sharing program was launched in Washington DC. The system, modeled after the highly successful Velib program in France. This new program, kicked off by making 100 bicycle available for a $40.00 a year membership fee.
Here is an article from the LA times explaining how the system works: