Today’s Headlines

  • Citi Bike at One Year: Bike Snob (NYT) and Unionizing Workers (AMNY, News) Offer Their Takes
  • “Highly Unusual” Unpaid Parking Revenue Provision Subject of Citi Bike Contract Negotiations (WSJ)
  • Gelinas (City Journal) and Katz (News) Look at What It Will Take for Vision Zero to Succeed
  • Attitudes Like This From Men Behind an NYPD Badge Won’t Get Us to Vision Zero (IVM)
  • When You Rely on a Bike to Get Around NYC, Your Rent Can Be More Affordable (NYT)
  • NYPD Launches Crackdown on Wide Range of Violations in 21 of 76 Precincts (Advance, News)
  • Yet Tickets to Cyclists Are Up 123% Over Last Year in Upper West Side’s 24th Precinct (News)
  • Driver Injures Ped on Atlantic Avenue; Charged With DWI, Vehicular Assault (News 12, NY1, AMNY)
  • William Faison, 53, Killed by Unlicensed Driver While Biking in Cambria Heights (TL, Post)
  • Morris Heights Driver Charged With Murder After Running Down Rival Gunman (News 12, NY1, News)
  • MIT Team Uses City’s Crash Data to Map Where the Most Bike Collisions Occur (CityLab)
  • Rockaway Merchants Afraid That Opening Street to More Foot Traffic Will Hurt Businesses (News)

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  • Komanoff

    Please add the lead NYT Sunday Real Estate article on how “bicycling is beginning to influence some real estate decisions” by making subway-less neighborhoods attractive to utilitarian cyclists. The article really pushed the envelop in normalizing cycling and showing how deeply it is now woven into the urban fabric.

  • Yup. The piece even allowed me to show off some of my NYC geography knowledge when my wife asked, “Where’s Wallabout?”

  • Done

  • carma

    i reflect my year with citibike being quite pleasant. yes, there were glitches of me being billed extra, fob key dying on me, but overall, its been a blast.

    i am a weekday user riding 4 miles one way. i often do hop offs to run errands like food shopping and the such.. i shortened my commute by eliminating train waiting times, plus i even did something most americans have a problem doing which is lose weight. im already slim and fit to begin with, but now my 6 pack (not beer) is showing.

    thank you citibike


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