Category Archives: BIkes

HRPT installs lights after BatteryPark.TV reporting

October 1, 2013– By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV previously reported on hotspots of crime within the HRPT strip of parks created by poor

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Weekend Warriors do not understand city bike laws

December 6, 2015- by Steven E. Greer At the recent CB1 meeting, member Jeff Mihok was griping that the newly opened West Side

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Fancy building loses battle to remove Citi Bike rack

August 5, 2015- Crain’s is reporting, “An appeals court has turned down The Plaza’s bid to get rid of a bicycle-sharing rack from a space across from the landmark hotel’s entrance.

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CB1’s Tammy Meltzer wants to restrict Citi Bikes

July 8, 2015- By Steven E. Greer At the July 7th meeting of the BPC subcommittee of CB1, Tammy Meltzer was being her long-winded self,

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American Express starts their own version of Citi Bikes

June 6, 2015- It looks like American Express is starting their own version of the Citi Bike program.

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Interview with the CEO of Shinola

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Citi Bike program saved by Related real estate company

Update March 30, 2015- The Post reports that the new operators of the Citi Bike Program

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Comptroller Stringer issues audit report validating our warnings on Citi Bike fraud

Update December 12, 2014- Comptroller Stringer issued an audit report validating our warning, below.

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Remove this bike path obstacle

July 4, 2013- By Steven E. Greer This 12-year-old barrier installed by the BPCA after 9/11 is obstructing the only bike

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Citi Bike rates to increase

Update March 22, 2014- The cost for a Citi Bike will likely go up to cover the deficit run by the inept operators from Oregon. The WSJ reports. March 20, 2014- BatteryPark.TV has been the most vocal supporter of the … Continue reading

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New mayor seems to support Bloomberg’s Citi Bikes

January 19, 2014- The Post reports, “The city Department of Transportation doesn’t want to give up bike-share racks at The Plaza hotel — months after the landmark building filed a lawsuit to get rid of them. The attorney for the … Continue reading

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Photos 1-3-2014

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Have you been erroneously billed by Citi Bike?

December 15, 2013- By Steven E. Greer I noticed $30 of charges on my credit card from Citi Bike and inquired. The docking stations frequently malfunction, accept the bikes, but turn to yellow light instead of green. I do not … Continue reading

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New Yorkers struggle with basic mechanics of Citi Bikes

October 5, 2013- Many New Yorkers are white collar yuppies whom have never touched a screwdriver. Their lack of mechanical aptitude is evident in Citi Bikes after they use them. In the photo above, many users think that turning the … Continue reading

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Celebrity Citi Bike spotting

June 8, 2013- Tyra Banks picked up a Citi Bike in Battery Park today.

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Citi Bike BMX

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Bloomberg may be a dweeb, but he’s a genius for Citi Bike

June 28, 2013- Opinion by Steven E. Greer, MD This morning, I did something that I have never done before in my decades of living in Manhattan. I ventured beyond my immediate “hood” to get gourmet pastries and coffee in … Continue reading

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Nightbiking with crickets in Manhattan

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Fifth Citi Bike rack added in BPC

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Have you been stranded while Citi Biking?

August 15, 2013- The NY Times is reporting on the problems caused by the success of the Citi Bike program, which is how some racks are empty of bikes while others are too full. The program is using box trucks … Continue reading

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