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02.12.15 Bucky Turco

Good news: New York City’s bike sharing program is expanding into Upper Manhattan and other areas. Bad news: Some of those areas uptown don’t have adequate bike lanes yet. Local residents and cycling advocates are hoping to change that reports the Columbia Spectator. “In the Upper West Side, there’s a safe streets network on Columbus […]

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09.11.13 Aymann Ismail

There’s a lot of talk about the limitatons of Citi Bikes: they’re heavy, people say, they’re slow, and they’re more suited to boring workday commutes than cycling that’s exciting in any way. In the spirit of testing those supposed limits, we asked street BMX king Tyrone Williams–co-owner of Chinatown bike shop Dah Shop and Animal […]

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06.05.13 Bucky Turco & Aymann Ismail

New York City recently launched its bike share program amidst a barrage of alarmist fanfare and apocalyptic predictions from the local tabloids. The naysayers claim that injuries will dramatically increase and warn that the bike docks will wreak havoc on the character of the city’s historic neighborhoods. Some even went so far as to suggest […]

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05.24.13 Marina Galperina

And there they are. The Citi Bike program has been launched, with 850 of 6,000 bikes in the stations as of this morning. Here’s a map of the stations, right here. For now, the bikes are only available to people with memberships. Earlier this month, this bikeshare program reached 10,000 annual members. Welcome to the Bike Age? Here’s one on 1st […]

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