bike-share-bostonThe nation’s biggest bicycle-sharing program got rolling Monday, as thousands of New Yorkers got their first chance to ride a network billed as a new form of public transit in a city known for it.

The privately financed program—called Citi Bike, after lead sponsor Citigroup Inc.—kicked off with 6,000 bikes at more than 300 stations. Plans call for expanding it to 10,000 bikes docked at 600 places in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens.

(READ the full AP story at Times Union)

Photo: Boston bike share

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