NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Some street vendors say the city’s new bike sharing program has given their livelihoods the boot.
Nearly a dozen lower Broadway street vendors say they showed up to work on Monday only to find their corner at Liberty Street taken up by dozens of bike share racks.READ MORE: Amazon's 'Prime Day' Underway; De Blasio Tell New Yorkers It's A 'Perfect Day To Keep It Local, To Buy From Your Neighborhood Stores'
They showed up to protest on Thursday.
From the West Village to Battery Park City to Fort Greene, Brooklyn, Bike share stations are appearing, and some find them appalling.
“I’m very unhappy about this!” one woman told CBS 2’s Tony Aiello.