Today, at a City Council hearing on the budget, transportation commissioner Janette-Sadik Khan announced that the city's bike share program would launch on May 27 for members and June 2 for everyone else.
Today, the Bloomberg administration summoned reporters to Brooklyn for a bike share announcement, but declined to say precisely when the bike share program would be launching.(1)
During his regular Friday morning radio show, Mayor Michael Bloomberg spent a lot of time talking about his bike-share program, which is set to roll out this spring, nearly a year behind schedule.(6)
Today, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced during his regular Friday morning radio appearance that the city's much-touted, long-awaited bike share program, which had originally been scheduled to debut in July, would instead launch in spring 2013 thanks to a frequently cited, but never fully explained, problem with its "software."(2)
New York City's bike share program, which was supposed to launch in July, is delayed until spring 2013. Mayor Michael Bloomberg explains: "The software doesn't work, duh."(1)
Add Chicago to the list of cities experiencing serious delays in the roll-out of a new bike-share program.
This morning, the Bloomberg administration released the 600 locations where the city will install bike share depots in the coming year. As expected, they are heavily concentrated in Manhattan, Brownstone and North Brooklyn, and Long Island City, Queens. There are none in Staten Island or the Bronx.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg this morning unveiled the shareable 'Citi bike.'