Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Bicycle Loan for NYC

More press (and no action yet) on a bicycle loan program in NYC.

""New York is a world-class city for biking, and we are looking to build a world-class bike network," said Janette Sadik-Khan, commissioner of the Department of Transportation, which is spearheading the idea. The city so far is just considering the idea, asking companies to offer input of how a bike-share program would work in New York. Other cities like Paris and Washington, D.C. operate or have experimented with programs where people pay per ride or hold a yearly membership, contributing to a reduction in motor vehicles on the streets." Read more...

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