Bike-Share Sponsor Announcement Coming Up Later This Morning

From the mayor’s press schedule:

*11:00 AM Announces Sponsor of Bike Share Program with Transportation Commissioner Sadik-Khan

City Hall Plaza

MANHATTAN

*Q & A to follow. A Bike Share station with the sponsor’s decals will be temporarily located in City Hall plaza for the announcement.

So the biggest piece of the funding puzzle for launching New York City bike-share is in place, and we’ll get a good look this morning at how the bikes and stations will appear. Any guesses who’ll have their logo on the system’s 600 stations?

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