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Transportation Nation

Citi Bike Deal Delayed, But Expansion Slated for Next Year

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

While fending off questions about a delay in a deal to bailout Citi Bike, the city's transportation commissioner let herself be pinned down on one point: the system will expand in 2015.
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Transportation Nation

Chicago Launches Bike Share: A Divvy Day One Dispatch

Friday, June 28, 2013

WBEZ

Chicago opened its bike sharing program Friday. By next spring, the city will have 400 stations and 4,000 bikes, making it one of the largest in the U.S.

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Transportation Nation

Poll: Bike Sharing Widely Popular After First Month

Thursday, June 27, 2013

WNYC

It's been one month since NYC launched Citi Bike, the new bike sharing program, and to mark the occasion the city issued some glowing user statistics. (See bottom of post) Meanwhile, a new poll of likely voters shows New York City's new bike sharing program is widely popular in the city.

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Transportation Nation

Within First Week, NY's Bike Share Memberships Top Washington's

Friday, May 31, 2013

WNYC

Four days into its operation, New York City's Citi Bike has more members than Capital Bikeshare, which has been in operation for two years, and until this week, was the largest bike sharing program in the country. That distinction now belongs to NYC. Despite software problems, protests, and glitches -- some of them well-publicized, Citi Bike's membership has been rising at a clip of about 2,000 members a day.

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Transportation Nation

NYC Bike Share Glitches Slow Some Riders

Thursday, May 30, 2013

WNYC

After nearly four days in operation, New York's bike share program has logged more than 20,000 rides and a few glitches.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Beach Bar Report; Bike Share Starts; Glenn Hubbard; Running for Office

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Memorial Day weekend came and went. We'll check in to see how coastal bars and restaurants fared in this first post-Sandy summer weekend. Plus: The bike share program has started and transportation commission Janette Sadik-Khan discusses how it's going; international news with The Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg; how to run for office as an outsider; and the problem with entitlement spending according to Glenn Hubbard.

Transportation Nation

The Transportation Nation Bike Advice Project

Friday, May 24, 2013

WNYC

With bike share beginning in NYC, potentially thousands of people will be biking New York who haven't ever done so before. They need advice. Let's give them some. Listen to some tips -- and upload your own -- inside.

And for everything else you wanted to know, click here.

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Transportation Nation

Bike Share. The New Corporate Perk.

Thursday, May 16, 2013

WNYC

The bikes aren't even on the street yet, but New York businesses are planning for the launch of bike share later this month.

While some small storekeepers are bemoaning the big gray docking stations because they take up parking spaces for customers or limit delivery space, larger businesses are taking a rosy view of the city's new transit option.

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Transportation Nation

NYC Gets First Bike Share Apps Before It Gets Bikes

Monday, May 06, 2013

WNYC

New York City hasn't even finished laying down the 330 docking stations for its impending bike share program, but anticipation is spanning oceans. A Belgian company has released the first "live" mobile app for NYC bike share users, before there are any users. Take it as a sign of what's to come when the largest bike sharing program in the nation launches later this month. 

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Transportation Nation

NYC Starts Placing Bike Share Docks

Monday, April 08, 2013

Signs of the largest bike share program in the United States are starting to appear. New York City has installed the first of 600 bicycle docking stations, which will house 10,000 bikes in much of Manhattan and parts of Brooklyn. The first wave, launching in May, will have about 5,500 bikes and 300 docks.

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