Why the NYC Bike Share Backlash Is a Good Thing

Paris, London, Copenhagen: all over the world, opponents have tried to put the brakes on bike-share programs. Then they fall in love. Is New York City next? The author of "Traffic" thinks so.
May 24, 2013, 10am PDT | scottdodd
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"No revolution is deserving of the label if it doesn't provoke resistance from a threatened establishment," writes Tom Vanderbilt. "That’s why the backlash against Citi Bike -- the new bike-sharing program scheduled to put 6,000 bikes and 330 stations on New York City’s streets by the end of the month -- is a positive development."

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Published on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 in OnEarth
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