This Week: Bike-Share Demonstrations

With the launch of Citi Bike getting closer, this week’s calendar is all about bike-share demos. Plus: Time’s Up! celebrates a milestone.

Keep an eye on the calendar for updated listings. Got an event we should know about? Drop us a line.

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    Does anyone else find it strange that bike share is supposedly launching in July, but there’s no official date published?

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