Tag Archives: Citi Bike

Running Brooklyn: the switch to morning

Yesterday marked the start of my 22-week training period for November’s ING New York City Marathon. I kicked things off with a hot, humid nighttime jaunt in Prospect Park. One perk of having a flexible schedule is I can go … Continue reading

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Why I support livable streets

Even if you’ve been following the sometimes-insane reporting on livable-streets issues in New York media for many years, two pieces this weekend probably made your jaw drop. In the Daily News, fellow Park Slope resident Joshua Greenman sings a paean to the … Continue reading

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Bikeshare: the gateway drug to cycling

The Post on Monday interviewed Frank Arroyo, a bike-shop owner who thinks Citi Bike is going to drive him out of business. (It’s so inane – and the Post in general is such a worthless piece of garbage – that I’m not going … Continue reading

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Capital Bikeshare and my excitement for Citi Bike

I had a great time in Washington, D.C. this weekend. One highlight was my first experience with Capital Bikeshare, the popular bicycling program. Bicycle sharing has been around for decades, but its current resurgence began in Paris in 2007. Called Vélib’ (a … Continue reading

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