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NYC bike share system doubling to 12,000 bikes

map courtesy of CitiBike
map courtesy of CitiBike

CitiBike, New York City’s bike share system, has opened over 90 new stations so far this year and plans to double its bikes, and more than double its stations, by the end of 2017. On the other U.S. coast, San Francisco’s Bay Area Bike Share is growing from 700 to 7,000 bicycles. Continue reading NYC bike share system doubling to 12,000 bikes

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SF Bike Share expanding from 700 to 7,000 bikes

photo courtesy of the Metropolitan Transportation Commision
photo courtesy of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission

After a successful 21-month pilot program, the Bay Area Bike Share (BABS) system is increasing the number of bicycles it will provide to the cycle-commuting public from 700 to 7,000. BABS will also add three new cities. Studies have shown that increasing bicycle commuting provides communities with public health, financial, traffic safety, and road capacity benefits. Continue reading SF Bike Share expanding from 700 to 7,000 bikes