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Articles about "Citi Bike"

  • NYC May Soon Have a New Dockless Bike Share System By Laura Schier | December 20, 2017

    A new dockless bike system may be headed to NYC, but do the benefits outweigh the potential problems?

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  • The Rise of NYC’s Bike Lane Network By Laura Schier | June 19, 2017

    As the popularity of bicycling continues to rise, neighborhoods are starting to improve their cyclist-related amenities.

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  • Citi Bike New Yorkers Turn to Citi Bike to Cut Down Commute Times By David Dam | March 28, 2017

    New Yorkers are utilizing this bike sharing program for more than just leisurely rides around the city.

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  • A Future Paved with Bike Lanes? By Zain Ul-Arifeen | July 05, 2016

    As the urban infrastructure evolves to cater to cyclists, will we witness a cultural shift where cycling becomes a key medium of transport within the city?

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  • Lanes, Complaints, and Safety on Wheels: Cycling in NYC By Tim Sheehan | February 20, 2014

    Now more than ever, New Yorkers are riding bicycles, in no small part due to the ongoing expansion of bike lanes that transverse the City. But not only are there more riders than ever, cyclists in New York City are following the rules of the road now more than ever, according to a study conducted by William Milczarski and Peter Tuckel, two Hunter College professors.

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  • Contest Challenges Young NYC Minds to Think Green By Olivia Smedley | November 21, 2013

    Contrary to popular belief, New York is actually a very energy efficient city. No longer can it be said that it is the dirtiest place in the US, and it is only becoming cleaner. Many buildings being built in Manhattan and the outer boroughs now reach LEED certification for sustainability, which makes both homeowners and building owners very happy.

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  • The Plaza Wants Citibike Gone By Olivia Smedley | October 24, 2013

    Citibike, since the system’s official implementation five months ago, has been subject to both praise and hatred by tourists, New Yorkers, and companies alike.

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  • Citi Bike and the Urban Trend Towards Green and Clean By Peter Black | September 11, 2013

    New York is frequently ranked among the nation’s filthiest cities. Scurrying through a monstrous maze of concrete and glass, throwing Chinese takeout boxes aimlessly into overflowing trash cans, filing like desperate rats into underground metal tubes—these are New Yorkers, and they’re not exactly the embodiment of environmental consciousness.

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  • Janette Sadik-Khan: A Familiar Face in the Crowd By Joel Bennett | July 15, 2013

    When thinking of New York City, some of the first things that come to mind are back-to-back traffic, blaring horns, and screaming cabbies. These chaotic street scenes are merely the blood pumping through the city’s veins, congestion that is the bane of our existence yet rests in a fond place in our hearts whenever we venture out to the suburbs. While there’s never going to be anything close to a relaxed, orderly flow of traffic, Janette Sadik-Khan has been assigned the thankless task of taming it all for the past six years, and somehow has kept her cool in a city known for its road rage.

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  • Despite Hiccups, Citi Bikes Set to Launch in May By Aby Thomas | May 01, 2013

    While it seems to have taken forever to come to fruition, New York City’s bike share program, Citi Bike, is now being expected to start by the end of this month. But it doesn’t look like it’s smooth sailing for the program just yet—besides having to worry about the prospect of seeing more unruly cyclists on the city’s roads, many Manhattan residents are now up in arms about the bike racks that have been installed all around New York City as part of the Citi Bike initiative.

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