14 Sep '11, 5pm

10,000 Public Bikes Coming to New York City

10,000 Public Bikes Coming to New York City

New York City has made some triumphant strides towards bike-friendliness in the last few years: Specifically, more and better bike lanes now grace the city's streets. As a result, ridership is spiking, and New Yorkers stand to embrace biking as a primary mode of transportation en masse. Next up: Bike-sharing. A public bike-share system in NYC has been a long time coming , but it's almost here: The city has announced a partnership with Alta Bike Share, the company that runs systems in DC, London, and Montreal. And now for the best news: There will initially be 10,000 bikes, at 600 stations around the city.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/09/10000-public-bike...

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