12 May '12, 3pm

NYC Gets a Huge Bike-Sharing Network, Largest in North America Thanks to Janette Sadik-Khan (Citibank & MasterCa...

NYC Gets a Huge Bike-Sharing Network, Largest in North America Thanks to Janette Sadik-Khan (Citibank & MasterCa...

As someone in love with 3rd-generation bike-sharing systems before the large majority of Americans knew anything about them, I’ve been eagerly anticipating and covering NYC’s huge bike-sharing plans for years. This could transform NYC. Bike sharing did so in Paris, and NYC’s program is to be a similar size. Additionally, biking in NYC has been booming under the leadership of Janette Sadik-Khan (Commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation), see there’s a flame to be fueled with this new program. A Quinnipiac University poll last October found that 72% of New Yorkers support the program , Transportation Alternatives notes. Now, if you haven’t heard, the big news of the past week is that Citibank is the primary sponsor of the “Citi Bike” system (the system is not supposed to receive any tax dollars) — Citi Bike website here . Citibank has signed a $41-milli...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/05/12/janette-sadik-khan-ge...

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