Bike-sharing, the darling of progressive urban planners and Colorado liberals, had a rough landing in New York City. The installations resulted in cars being towed; displaced parking and disrupted the cityscape.
In the weeks before Citibike launched, this “green” idea had become as welcome as Monsanto at an Upper West Side green market. But despite all that, at the end of day one, all seemed well for the hefty blue bicycles. Citibikeapocalypse Spares City On First Day