Happy one month anniversary Citi Bike in New York City! On a trip, I had the opportunity to see Citi Bike, a bike share initiative, in action, and took some pictures. Something like this in Providence might prove very successful. Read this great compilation of statistics from Citi Bike’s first month in NYC to see if you think this would be good for the Creative Capital too. It’s also raised revenue for the city.
By Steve Ahlquist on June 28, 2013
Steve Ahlquist is an award-winning journalist, writer, artist and founding member of the Humanists of Rhode Island, a non-profit group dedicated to reason, compassion, optimism, courage and action. The views expressed are his own and not necessarily those of any organization of which he is a member.
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