Americans Have Taken 23 Million Bike Share Rides and No One Has Died

With 36 cities across the country now hosting their own systems, bike share is almost becoming an American institution. According to a new report, it's estimated that Americans have taken 23 million rides since 2007 (wow!), but here's the most amazing part: Not a single death has been attributed to a bike share system…

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The Company Behind CitiBike's Technology Is Going Bankrupt. Now What?

Bixi—the Montreal nonprofit company that developed the technology that powers New York City's eight-month-old CitiBike program—filed for bankruptcy protection today, after it emerged that cities including New York and Chicago were withholding payments to the company. Could the news affect CitiBike? Maybe—but not just…

Old, Addled WSJ Board Member Flips Out Over NYC's Bike-Sharing Program

The rich have a complicated relationship with New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg. They enjoy that he has developed a city that caters almost exclusively to them, but hate that it is almost exclusively theirs. There are now also those pesky little plebeians riding around on their brand-new bicycles (read: death…