Well NYC is getting a lot of bike love these days. Eclectic artist, musician and avid cyclist, David Bryne, wrote a piece in Sunday’s NY Times endorsing the bike sharing program coming to NYC in a month. (Citibike.)
Opinion This Is How We Ride
“This summer the city’s Department of Transportation inaugurates [...]
Now that the new $41 million sponsored bike sharing program has been announced its had a little time to sink in. One of the resounding concerns with the new system is cost, with this being the most expensive share in the world. That’s so weird for NYC…not.
A number of news agencies have already [...]
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 [...]