City Asking For Bike Share Station Sponsors

 

Citi Bike in NYC | photo credit: businessinsider.com

Citi Bike in NYC | photo credit: businessinsider.com

  • Next City comments on the City’s funding strategy for its Bike Share program (it’s only putting up $3 million for what is expected to be a $15 million endeavor) planned for implementation through 2014-15: have property owners sponsor the placement of a 20-rack bike station, at a cost of around $60,000. “Maybe,” the piece concludes, “Philly is onto something, and riding a Comcast bike from Brandywine Property Station to Parkway Central Library Station will convince people that they’re really a part of a public-private partnership.”
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