Citi Bike Launches In NYC, But Will It Reach New Yorkers Who Aren’t Rich And White?

I am interviewed by Roxanne Palmer in the International Business Times: Citi Bike Launches In NYC, But Will It Reach New Yorkers Who Aren’t Rich And White?. My words of wisdom:

“‘I would say you have to walk before you can run,’ University of Minnesota civil engineer David Levinson says. ‘You have to get something operational before you can expand.’ “

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The system is also quite flexible. As data pours in on usage patterns and as interest grows, the city can respond accordingly.

“You can pick up a bike-share station and move it somewhere else,” Levinson says. “It’s much easier to do that than to build a subway system.”

Also quoted are Kevin Krizek and David King, so you know it’s a good article.

Visualizing How People Utilize Cities, Data Analysis by Schema Design | ArchDaily

AE Sends me to ArchDaily which has a story on: Visualizing How People Utilize Cities showing daily transit use for Geneva, Zurich, and San Francisco.

More visualizations can be found at Urban Prototyping’s Urban Data Challenge.