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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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Worksman Bicycles needs our help

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 […]

NYU begins Bike Sharing Program

According to Streetsblog, New York University has started a bike sharing program.

article here

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 […]

Bike Sharing is up and running in DC-Brought to you by Clear Channel…ugh.

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:

DC […]