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NYC bike news cycle

Here are a bunch of NYC bike news that I decided to group into one post.

How about that bike sharing? Guys? Delays in Chicago could be similar to what’s taking so long here.

Chicago Delay Fuels Concern About New York Bike Sharing –NY Times

Here are a couple stories from the Brooklyn [...]

Bike Love…and hate, week in review.

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 [...]

New Bike$hare

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 [...]

Citigroup: to big to fail…bicycles.

Despite the world financial crisis, banks seem to be doing alright here in NYC. Barclay’s is bringing a basketball stadium to downtown Brooklyn and is already announcing concert series, such as the Sounds of Reggae.

Meanwhile it looks like Citigroup is the $41 million sponsor of the upcoming bike sharing program in NYC [...]

D.O.T. Sharing bike info on bike sharing

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 [...]

A look at the success of bike sharing

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 [...]

Bike sharing sneak peak-Demo on Atlantic.

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 [...]

Bike sharing coming to NYC

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 takes Manhattan

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.

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Bike sharing without all the fuss

Looks like a group of students started a bike sharing program in Washington DC using cell phones being called “the first stationless smart bike sharing program in North America.” It’s called: WeBike.

Hmmm, I mean really what kind of system could be successful, started on a college campus?

Article from thecityfix.com

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