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Citi Bike Announces Major Expansion in Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens

Citi Bike is growing, with new partners and a new CEO to lead its expansion. Alta Bicycle Share, operator of Citi Bike, announced Monday that Jay Walder, former chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, will take over as CEO. According to Crain’s New York Business, besides announcing the appointment of Mr. Walden, Alta, plagued by […]

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Watch this Video of Citibike Thieves Caught in the Act in Brooklyn Heights

BHB contributor/reader Peter Kaufman caught a gang of alleged Citibike thieves red handed Friday night as they returned to retrieve their stolen booty from the service entrance of 62 Pierrepont Street. And he has the video to prove it. Kaufman recounts to us what happened (via Twitter): Last night some kids stole 4 Citibikes and […]

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Some Jerk Spray Painted “Scam” at the Fruit Street Citibike Station in Brooklyn Heights

Our man with a cam Karl Junkersfeld was on the scene today at the Fruit Street Citibike docking station as workers were cleaning up a mess left by a Citibike hating vandal. A BHB tipster informed us of this “protest” this morning: Serious vandalism occurred overnight at the northern end of the promenade on Columbia […]

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Struggle Bike: Video Shows the Agony of Docking CitiBikes in Brooklyn Heights

How ’bout those CitiBikes? In a new megamix video, bike users are seen struggling to return their bikes at the dock on Henry near Atlantic Avenue.

Have you had this issue?

Video after the jump.

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Citibikes Gone From Clark Street Station In Brooklyn Heights

BHB contributor Teresa Genaro notes this afternoon that the Citibike stand at Clark and Henry Streets. Why?

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Citibike Rate Hike May Become Reality

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:

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Judge Throws Out 150 Joralemon’s Citibike Lawsuit

We reported last year that the co-op board of 150 Joralemon Street had filed a lawsuit against the City and its Department of Transportation, claiming that the installation of a Citibike rack on the Clinton Street side of the building (photo) was interfering with garbage pickup (building residents expressd displeasure by dumping garbage on the […]

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World Premiere: Heather Quinlan’s SPOKE, A Film About Biking In NYC, Filmed With Google Glass

The Brooklyn Bugle is proud to present the World Premiere of Heather Quinlan’s new short documentary about biking in NYC – SPOKE.


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The Brooklyn Paper Resorts To Writing About Han’s Market NOT Selling Helmets To CitiBike Users

Oy to the vey folks – There was a time when we enjoyed trading “barbs” with the Brooklyn Paper. It was all in fun as we truly heart both its former editorial czar Gersh Kuntzman and ex-publisher Ed Weintrob. Good folks, real Brooklynites. Say what you will about the paper while they ran it, but […]

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Han’s Market Now Selling Bike Helmets For Citibikers

Seeing opportunity outside the door, Han’s Market on Clark Street is now selling bicycle helmets alongside the cereal and cookies. They cost $20 each and come in various sizes, though the law states that only children 13 and under are required to wear one.

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