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Bike Share Gets Rolling Across New York City

May 28th, 2013 | By

Straddling a bike but never pedaling, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg rolled out a long-awaited bike-share program with a ding of a bicycle bell on Monday, an effort dubbed the city’s first new public-transit option in 75 years. A signature Bloomberg administration initiative, Citi Bike—named for its main sponsor, a financial-services company—made its debut with

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Cheers for NYC’s Planned Bike-Share System

Sep 15th, 2011 | By

The Tri-State Transportation Campaign, a regional transportation policy watchdog, cheered today’s announcement that New York City has selected a vendor, Alta Bike Share, to run a bicycle-sharing system with 10,000 bikes beginning next year. Alta manages the Capital Bikeshare system in Washington, D.C. and the Hubway system in Boston, both of which are widely regarded

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