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Notes From the CitiBike Lanes

Traci L. Slatton | Posted 04.13.2016 | New York
Traci L. Slatton

The best use of a CitiBike is a straight shot up or down the West Side highway bike path. That's a great ride on a sunny day, even on a slow bike whose chain can't decide between second and third gears. Cross town isn't as pleasant.

Transit Envy and Other Thoughts on Making L.A. the City It Can Be

Joel Epstein | Posted 10.13.2016 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Al Selvin knew a great city, train line, bike path, restaurant and musician when he saw it. I hope we will continue to make L.A. a city worthy of his blessed memory.

I Raced A Helicopter Through NYC Traffic On A Bike. And I Won

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 09.25.2015 | Technology

Fighting Manhattan gridlock to get across town is notoriously difficult. It's even more difficult during rush hour on a morning when a good chunk of M...

Bike Sharing 101

MoneyTips | Posted 09.10.2016 | Money

Auto sharing is becoming a more popular method of transportation, so why shouldn't bike sharing follow suit? Quite a few consumers and companies agree with that statement. Bicycle-sharing systems have mushroomed over the last few years in large and medium-sized U.S. markets.

6 Tips for Summer Cyclists

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 06.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Ashley Wren Collins

With the recent Amtrak accident in the Northeast Corridor that killed eight, Tracy Morgan's first post-TV appearance since a Walmart 18-wheeler crashe...

Obama Disrupts Quiet Chelsea Block for $25,000-per-seat Fundraiser

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 12.07.2014 | New York
Blake Fleetwood

President Obama is visiting the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City today and is expected to descend upon a $16 million historic brownstone.

Is Bike Sharing Really Climate Friendly? It's Complicated.

Climate Central | Bobby Magill | Posted 08.20.2014 | Green

This story originally appeared on Climate Central. In Oklahoma, where modern bike sharing began, they’re called Tulsa Townies. In New York, they...

A Plan to Reduce Emergency Vehicle Response Times and Increase Safety for Cyclists (PHOTOS)

Harris Silver | Posted 03.09.2014 | New York
Harris Silver

Fire trucks and ambulances responding to emergencies have a higher priority legally and morally than people who choose to drive into Manhattan instead of taking public transit.

Why Citibike Blue Makes Some See Red

Sharai Lewis-Gruss | Posted 12.25.2013 | New York
Sharai Lewis-Gruss

Recently in the New York Times, Delia Ephron expressed her frustrations with Citibike. Her hostility toward cyclists seemed overdue or outrageous, depending on your bike-car-pedestrian priorities. But an element of Ephron's ire raised an issue that has gotten relatively little attention.

Man Uses 'Water Bike' To Commute Across San Francisco Bay & Hudson River

Posted 10.06.2013 | Green

It's not an accident that most major metropolises are situated on or near bodies of water. Cities like New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles all boa...

Being Phygital

Tom Phillips | Posted 11.26.2013 | Media
Tom Phillips

And CitiBike isn't the only great example of this marriage. There's the Uber car service, AirBnB room rentals, Waze mapping, FourSquare check-ins, even my weather app from

WATCH: How To Get You And A Famous Piece Of Art To The Met Using CitiBike

Posted 09.17.2013 | Arts

Ever wonder what would happen if you, your boss and a famous artwork attempted to commute from Chelsea's art district to the wondrous Metropolitan Mus...

Youyoung Lee

WATCH: Someone Stealing A Bike Outside Of Our Workplace | Youyoung Lee | Posted 08.16.2013 | New York

New York City may have recently introduced Citi Bike, but for some people -- myself included -- there's nothing like having your own ride. In my case,...

The Fate of the Helmet: When a Brain Injury Lasts a Lifetime

Steve Mariotti | Posted 10.01.2013 | New York
Steve Mariotti

Citibike represents, in theory, a wonderful effort and one that will bring efficient means of exercise and transport to many New Yorkers. What's a shame, though, is that the bicycles come without helmets.

TeamYetta NYC Survey Results -- CitiBike

Yetta Kurland | Posted 09.21.2013 | New York
Yetta Kurland

One idea I had is to require all Citibike riders to punch into the terminal when they pick up their bike that they agree to wear a helmet, that they understand and will obey all traffic rules and then be shown a couple of safety tips.

Citibike - The Perfect Marketing Campaign

Richard Robbins | Posted 08.31.2013 | Business
Richard Robbins

I'm not usually quick to praise large banks. But I have to give credit where credit is due -- Citibike is the perfect marketing program and especially notable for a company that has taken a number of hits to its image in recent years.

FACT: Everyone Who Gets On A Citi Bike Is Hit By A Car

Posted 06.25.2013 | Comedy

Official Comedy's parody of Citi Bike makes one thing abundantly clear: if you ride a Citi Bike, you WILL be hit by a car. It's still green, though....

The Press Needs to Stop Hating on CitiBike!

Patrick McGinnis | Posted 08.03.2013 | New York
Patrick McGinnis

Sure, there are going to be teething problems such as issues with the app or with closed stations, but overall, I've found that it makes my life easier. I'm disappointed by all the haters who are rooting for the system to fail.

City's Bike Share Program To Launch In May After Sandy Damaged Some Gear | Posted 12.07.2012 | New York

NEW YORK CITY -- The city's long-delayed bike share program is on track to launch in May, after being pushed back two more months because of damage su...

NYC Bike Share Equipment Damaged By Hurricane Sandy

Posted 11.15.2012 | New York

New York City's dreams of a hosting a bike-share program to rival those in DC and Boston appear to have been sidelined, once again. Hurricane Sandy...

MAP: 600 CitiBike Bike Share Station Spots

Posted 05.11.2012 | New York

Pumped for the summer? Well, the city's department of transportation is doling out yet another reason to be excited with the release of a new map draf...