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NYC Council Member Letitia James: Bike-Share… Get Used To It

Despite mounting disdain in Brooklyn Heights—and throughout the borough—Citi bike-share is here to stay. At a Town Hall meeting Wednesday in Fort Greene that the New York Times deemed “raucous,” NYC Council Member Letitia James—who helped formulate the program with NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg—told 100+ neighborhood residents, “The public streets belong to all of us. […]

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Citi Bike Share Prompting Ire—And Vandalism

WINS-AM (1010) reported this morning from Brooklyn Heights that the newly installed Citibank-sponsored bike-share stands in the neighborhood are not only irritating residents—who voiced on-air that they don’t fit in with the historic tenor of the Heights—but have become a target for anti-corporate brouhaha throughout the borough. Brooklyn.Some folks loved the idea of the city’s […]

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Bike Shares Bloom on Remsen Street

Citi Bike Share came to Brooklyn Heights this week. Check out our report and the Tale of the Tweets after the jump.

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Brooklyn Eagle Reports On The BHA’s ‘Optimism’ About Citi Bike Share Program

The Citi Bike Share program is scheduled to launch in May with pick up points around the city including Brooklyn Heights. The Brooklyn Eagle interviews BHA vp Patrick Killackey, who is also Deputy Chief, Performance and Reporting at MTA Capital Construction, talked to the paper about the program and the loss of some parking in the area to make room for bike stations.

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