Handsome CNN reporter this morning: "...People in Florida are used to seeing the Space Shuttle, and people in Houston are used to seeing it, but people in NYC are not..." Really? Why are people in Houston used to seeing the Space Shuttle?
- Looking to finally get your own bike? On April 29th Bike and Roll will sell off adult hybrid bikes, cruiser bikes, kids bikes, and kids tandem attachments at our annual spring sale! Come grab a 2010 Trek 7200 comfort hybrid bicycle ($240), complete with a comfortable seat, 24 gears, and thick tires built for commuting. Our beach cruisers ($140) have high handlebars, back pedal brakes, and a trendy 50's style. Kids bikes are available in both 20" ($120) and 24" ($160) wheels. Kids tandem attachments are also available for kids who aren't quite comfortable pedaling on their own ($120).
- I agree with so much that this David fellow says. He must be bright. It's not really fair, though, for the author to say that Capital Bikeshare has "lost $7M on operating costs". For one thing, that represents the start-up costs. And it was paid primarily by the federal government and by BIDS. That's how much was spent, but it wasn't lost. Not unless paying for BID garbage cans or new bridges represents money "lost."
- As has been mentioned before, Arlington is expanding it's CaBi system along the R-B corridor. For example N. Randolf and Fairfax, Fairfax and Wilson and Wilson Blvd and N Oakland St.
- The latest in bike share technology: "The multi-language kiosk boasts a very large touch screen. It can serve as an information center. It can print out directional maps or special coupons for system users for near-by shopping. It could also be used by those needing directions. The station has electric battery recharging capability and a recycling container for used batteries for electric bicycle compatibility. With advance connectivity, the new bike station could serve much more transit options for central payment and ticketing. "