08 May '12, 2pm

Bike Share Becomes Big Business - Citibank Snags NYC's System

Bike Share Becomes Big Business - Citibank Snags NYC's System

Bike sharing has been exploding for some time. Even though Vélib , the Parisian bike share, was instrumenal in showing that bike sharing could easily become a stylish (and even entertaining) form of transport for urbanites, bike sharing hasn't been considered an economic 'engine'. Quite the contrary - cities struggling financially felt the start-up costs of a large-scale bike share prohibitive. So, they turned to corporate sponsors. Perhaps it is inevitable that all good ideas get commercialized. And at TreeHugger we definitely advocate for 'full-cost accounting'. However, in the case of bike sharing, this can have the unfortunate result of shutting out some users who might most benefit from access to bicycles for short hop trips in city settings. The Citi Bike system will be 100% privately funded with 600 stations and 10,000 bikes in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Citi Bike's pr...

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