Completing stupid challenges using overly-clunky rideshare bikes is a growth industry, but one man may have just out-Citibiked everyone.
New Yorkers are freaking out about a Wall Street Journal story today that says Citi Bike is in trouble, "moving quickly to raise tens of millions of dollars" to save the system, which has been devastated by an unusually brutal winter.
When I meet Josh Westerhold at the offices of Project 100, the Las Vegas urban mobility startup that's funded by the Downtown Project, we decide it would probably make sense to head out into downtown Vegas to tour their project area in person. From the other room, his co-worker has an even better idea: "Take the…
New York's Citi Bike scheme has been up and running for a couple of months now—which means there's a glut of data available to analyze. This interactive New Yorker viz shows how the bikes were used every 15 minutes between June 8th and July 8th.
We've seen community bike services before, but the Social Bikes setup coming to NYC puts a unique twist on the idea: the whole system is built onto each bike, allowing you to leave it anywhere when you're done with it.