20 Sep '11, 4pm

Cycle-paths are going to invade New York!

Cycle-paths are going to invade New York!

Cycling is arguably the most sustainable form of transportation (after walking, of course). It's emissions-free, it provides an exercise opportunity and it brings life to the streets. In cities like Amsterdam and Berlin, cycling has for long been a part of the culture. But other cities are starting to catch up. Anyone who's been to London (UK) recently might have noticed that the English capital has become much more bicycle friendly since the launch of a bike sharing program called Barclays Cycle Hire. It's a self-service, year-round program whereby members can take a bike, ride it where they want to and then drop it at the nearest docking station to be used by another person. Membership is available online and the annual fee is 45 (US$70.70). Shorter lease options are available as well. And now it's New York City's turn to cycle its way to sustainability through eco frien...

Full article: http://www.justmeans.com/Bike-Share-Scheme-Will-Put-New-Y...

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