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CitiBikes Are a Pain in the Ass (2013)

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Still from Casey Niestat's review of CitiBikes, CitiBikes Are a Pain in the Ass.

Still from Casey Niestat’s review of CitiBikes, CitiBikes Are a Pain in the Ass.

Casey Niestat takes a look at New York’s new bikeshare program, and compares it to New York’s other transportation options.  It’s a pretty great vid, though I found myself wishing he was testing a commute with some real distance – say Brooklyn to Tribeca.  A 1.3 mile walk would take about as long as his taxi ride, make all possible options of his tested commute about equal, time-wise, on the scale of NYC commutes, and the Brooklyn availability of bikes is a big issue.)

Wired reports that CitiBike users have started turning the seat backwards on bikes that require maintenance, as a signal to other users to move on to the next bike.

(via The Atlantic: Cities)

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