Transportation Nation

Bankruptcy of Bike Share Company Will Not Immediately Affect Systems in U.S. Cities

Wednesday, January 22, 2014


Montreal's bike share company, which also supplies equipment and technology to the largest bike share systems in the U.S., has filed for bankruptcy—but transportation officials in the U.S. say that won't have any immediate impact on operations.

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New Tech City

Programming Families: How Kids are Like Software, and What the Government Could Learn From It

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Coders have a very specific way of working, it’s called Agile.  One family decided to apply it to their lives.  What if had too?

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Transportation Nation

Citi Bike Fail Rate Drops Sharply

Tuesday, June 18, 2013


The system is still experiencing problems. But after we wrote about this last week, the percentage of stations out of service for four or more hours dropped from an average of ten percent to about two and a half percent.

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Transportation Nation

Ten Percent of Citi Bike Docks Appear to Fail Each Day

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

To be sure, our analysis isn't perfect. But by scraping station data, the WNYC Data News Team found that, in the last week, an average of 35 stations -- ten percent of the program's 330 stations -- had no activity for four or more hours during the day, indicating no bikes were checked out or returned.

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The New Yorker: Out Loud

Perfect Pitch

Monday, June 02, 2008

Sasha Frere-Jones talks about Auto-Tune, a pitch-correction software program used in pop music.