NYC bike sharing: Miles to go before we sleep, an op-ed in AM New York

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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Please take a moment to read an op-ed in AM New York from Restoration's executive vice president Tracey Capers on the upcoming Citi Bike expansion and the future of bike sharing in New York City.

"As a community development corporation, Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration recognized bike share’s potential to promote equity and quality of life within communities outside the economic mainstream. Biking saves time and money, while improving health outcomes. Obesity and diabetes are endemic in NYC’s low-income and minority neighborhoods, and many communities are underserved by public transit, with residents waiting 30 minutes or longer for a bus. Citi Bike is an answer to those challenges."

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