No Helmet? No Problem, Says NYC Bike Share Program

If any of you have ridden a bike in New York City (NYC) you know it can dangerous. Cabs, trucks, buses, pedestrians, other bukers, you name it and they are all blocking the bike lane. So it was very surprising to find out that New York’s month-old Citi Bike program, a citywide bike share program, requires no bike helmets to be worn to renters of the bikes.

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Atlanta Gets A Bike Share Program

Bike share programs are appearing in many major cities across the United States. Atlanta is now looking to Georgia Tech-based startup viaCycle for that cities own bike share program.

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HelmetHub Loans Safety Gear To Boston Bike Sharing

Citywide bike share programs have popped up in New York City, Boston, and Washington D.C., giving Americans a cheaper alternative to mass transit, albeit one that requires an investment in a helmet. Thanks to a team out of MIT, Boston will be the first of those cities to offer a bike helmet share program to go along with its bike share program.

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