From JFK Jr., to Bill Cunningham to today’s fixed-gear fanatics, bicycles have always been a popular way to get around New York.
Too bad NYC’s bike share program is delayed until next March. Once unveiled, it will be the largest bike share system in North America, with 600 stations and 10,000 bikes. These programs are wildly successful in other large cities and it’s about time New York gets on board! The program is bound to be a hit in flat New York, where most people’s trips are less than two miles. Plus, New Yorkers can feel even better about choosing bikes over cabs as studies have shown bike share systems reduce carbon dioxide emissions, ease traffic congestion and improve personal health.