While a judge laid the smackdown on 150 Joralemon Street’s suit against Citibike this week, two wheelers only had a few nanoseconds of schadenfreude to enjoy. Seems a rate hike may be in the cards for the service which is “popular but not profitable” and is “in the red” according to CBS 2:
CBS NY: At a City Council hearing Thursday night, New York City DOT Commissioner Polly Trottenberg said all options are on the table when asked about a feeincrease.
“We are working diligently with them to try and resolve the challenges they face and seeing what we can do to strengthen the program going forward,” said Trottenberg.
“The fee is really reasonable and really cheap,” another New Yorker told Rapoport.