Gallery: New York City Bike Share Expected to Launch in July

Image © Amanda Silvana Coen for Inhabitat
The bikes themselves weigh about 43 pounds and feature comfortable seats, durable frames, bells and a basket.

With much talk about the forthcoming New York City Bike Share, the Department of Transportation (DOT) and Alta Bicycle Share have been giving sneak peaks of what’s to come. Inhabitat caught them at the Essex Street Market this past Saturday where representatives were on hand to answer questions about the program and show off the bike model. The bike share is predicted to launch this July and will bring an estimated 10,000 bikes and 600 stations conveniently located throughout the city.

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  1. erick February 3, 2012 at 1:25 pm

    Helmets shouldn’t be the principal safety concern: