Thursday, September 22, 2011
CM James and Transportation Alternatives Promote NYC Bike Share
On September 22, 2011, teamtish conducted outreach along with Transportation Alternatives in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. To goal was to build upon the previous "Building Bridges Bike Day", and to inform residents about the recent NYC Bike Share initiative. NYC Bike Share will comprise of 600 stations and 10,000 bikes in docking stations in Manhattan and Brooklyn, with potential expansion to other boroughs.
Council Member James is a vocal supporter of the program, and has proposed potential docking stations at the Brooklyn Flea in Fort Greene, in Grand Army Plaza, and at Medgar Evers College.
The day's outreach was focused at Lafayette Avenue and Fulton Street. The team spoke to cyclists and pedestrians of all ages about NYC Bike Share. For more information on NYC Bike Share, or to sign a petition for improved bicycle safety, please call the Office of Council Member Letitia James at (212) 788-7081.