First there were computer setbacks and then Hurricane Sandy did some damage to the storage facilities, but bike sharing is slated to begin operations in May (bike month) here in NYC.
In initial plans for rental stations, Park Slope was left out of the picture, but that has now changed.
A new draft map [...]
If you think the bike theft in NYC isn’t so bad, check this out…
From the Park Slope Patch
Thieves Targeting Ghost Bikes For Parts By: James Schuh Published: August 7th, 2012
Thieves are now stripping parts from “ghost bikes,” the white bicycles placed as memorials to slain cyclists, according to the Brooklyn Paper.
Looks like the inevitable happened. The motorist class, afraid of the loss of their precious parking and infringement of automobile mobility, rallied their out-dated politicians and shunned real sustainable change and safety. They used their political might and got expensive lawyers to work pro bono and are now suing the D.O.T. in Brooklyn’s Supreme [...]