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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...

10 Things You Need to Know About the SF Bay Area Bike Share Program

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 09.23.2014 | San Francisco
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

After seeing the kiosks for the Bay Area Bike Share program, I was intrigued enough to get an annual membership without ever having used the service. Here are 10 things you need to know about it.

Think Bicycle Commuters Are Good Citizens? You're Probably A Democrat

Christine Matthews | Posted 08.16.2014 | Politics
Christine Matthews

While largely choosing positive attributes about cyclists, Republican men were most likely to find cyclists just generally "annoying." 16% of Republican men (but just 4% of Republican women) said this cyclist was "annoying" compared to 3% of Democratic men and women.

Kim Bellware

This Bag Just Destroyed The Last Excuse Not To Join Your City's Bikeshare

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bellware | Posted 03.11.2014 | Small Business

CHICAGO -- As bike sharing programs expand across the nation, users have an easier way to get from Point A to Point B. The only problem is, their belo...

Major Supplier Behind Global Bike Shares Files For Bankruptcy

Posted 01.25.2014 | Chicago

The supplier behind Chicago's Divvy bike share filed for bankruptcy Monday in Montreal, though Chicago Department of Transportation officials say that...

New Vending Machines Will Make Bikers Happy

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

By Daniel Lovering BOSTON, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Boston Mayor Thomas Menino has unveiled a vending machine that dispenses bicycle helmets...

Why No Helmet Requirement For Citi Bikes?

AP | BETHAN McKERNAN | Posted 08.31.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — In a city where the mayor is often portrayed as a protective nanny, restricting cigarettes, fatty foods and sugary drinks, there is a...

On a Roll

MiniTime | Posted 06.18.2013 | Travel
MiniTime

For visiting families with teens, bike-share programs offer a fun, affordable way to explore part of city. Don't want to deal with traffic? There are plenty of bike stations near parks and other car-free areas. Here's the lowdown on some of the biggest bike-share programs in the country.

Biking (and Eating, and Shopping) Our Way to Good Health

James R. Knickman | Posted 07.30.2013 | New York
James R. Knickman

I do think about the public health aspects of this ambitious initiative, and I believe the 6,000 bikes offer a very visible symbol of the importance of getting New Yorkers more active.

A Big Week for Bicycling in New York City

Tim Blumenthal | Posted 07.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Tim Blumenthal

Complaints and war stories will be frequent and loud at first, but will steadily dissipate. Neighborhoods that originally said, "not in my back yard," will quickly and generally change their tunes.

Citi Bike Share Stations Defaced In Fort Greene

DNAinfo | Posted 04.23.2013 | New York

FORT GREENE -- Citi Bike Share is causing a stir in Fort Greene. Newly installed stations were recently defaced with signs that read "Citibank, res...

Study Wants To Find Out What You Think About A Detroit Bike Share Program

Posted 05.24.2013 | Detroit

An effort to explore setting up a bike sharing program in Detroit is shifting to a higher gear -- and those involved in the effort are looking for pub...

City's Bike Share Program To Launch In May After Sandy Damaged Some Gear

DNAinfo.com | 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...

DELAYED

| Posted 08.17.2012 | New York

By Jill Colvin, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer NEW YORK CITY — The rollout of the city’s long-awaited bike share program has been delayed until at l...

Citi Bike Share Program in NYC Will Bring Total Carnage

Stephen Robert Morse | Posted 10.14.2012 | New York
Stephen Robert Morse

Citi Bikes and New York City will mix like oil and water. Inexperienced cyclists and drivers who don't deal well with cyclists and rush hour traffic, and poor efforts by the NYPD to protect cyclists, will result in needless deaths in New York City.

9 Notable New Yorkers Share Favorite NYC Bike Rides

offMetro.com | Posted 10.01.2012 | New York
offMetro.com

In a two-wheeled state of mind, offMetro.com asked nine notable New Yorkers to share their favorite bike rides, and how they think the new bike share will change the city.

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...

LOOK: Citibank Paying For NYC's New Bike Share Program

Posted 05.08.2012 | New York

The city's upcoming bike share program received a big corporate boost from sponsor Citigroup, which Mayor Bloomberg announced on Monday has agreed to ...

From Brooklyn To Manhattan, New Bike Sharing Program To Launch

Posted 11.14.2011 | New York

New York's long awaited bike sharing program is set to launch summer of 2012, with a network comprising of an estimated 10,000 bikes and 600 stations ...

Aaron Sankin

SF To Give Bike Sharing A Ride

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 09.25.2011 | San Francisco

Fact: Bikes can be expensive. This expense can be easily justified of you're one of those people who rides a bike to get wherever they need to go ...

WATCH: Bike Sharing Takes Off Across The Country

Posted 08.17.2011 | Green

Bike sharing is on the rise, particularly in Washington D.C. and New York City, the AP reports. Officials warn that cities eager to jump on the ban...

Bike Sharing Program On Its Way?

CBS2 | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York may flood the city streets with thousands of inexpensive rental bikes, reports CBS 2′s Tony Aiello. Supporters say pedal power will improv...

PHOTOS: Take Back The Streets! Pedestrian And Bike Only Zones

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

We here at HuffPost Green adore pedestrian-only zones and bike friendly areas, which is why we decided to investigate locations around the world that ...

Bike-Sharing Coming To Chicago

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Bicycling enthusiast Mayor Daley was quite impressed by the bike-sharing program he saw in Paris in 2007, and since has been wanting to have a similar...