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: