New York City is set to start a new bike sharing program next month. But before it begins, City Comptroller John Liu wants to make sure riders are kept safe, WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb reported.
City officials said Monday that the program will be the nation’s biggest, featuring 10,000 rent-a-bikes and 600 bike docking stations.
The lockers are just outside the train station and are designed to protect your bike from theft and bad weather.
New Yorkers are living longer and experiencing less crime. Now, Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the city is on track to have an all-time record low in traffic fatalities for 2011.
Over the past ten years bicycle riding in New York City has quadrupled, according to DOT commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan.
There was a spirited send off for a 24-hour bike relay across the five boroughs of New York City where half the riders are visually impaired.
Cycling champion Lance Armstrong sent out a tweet for people to join him on a 4 to 5-mile run/jog in Central Park on Sunday evening, and it worked.
With the bike share program, DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan the city is reinventing the wheel by providing an affordable and 24-hour accessible transportation alternative.
Cadel Evans has been keeping fans back home up all night watching him become the first Australian to win the Tour de France. It’s a victory that’s been a long time coming.
Contributing factors ranged from drunken motorists to cyclists who failed to stop at red lights. Another was drivers who said they didn’t see the bike until it was too late.
On Monday, Farrar became the first American to win a stage of the Tour de France on the Fourth of July. It was the first time he had won a stage in cycling’s showcase race.
New revelations from Lance Armstrong’s former teammates on “60 Minutes,” combined with recent requests by federal authorities for evidence in France, have fed a sense of growing trouble for the world’s most famous cyclist.