The press (notably, but not exclusively the NY Post) was full of predictions of injuries, death and other calamities from Citi Bike. Some examples below.
After 31 days:
- Over 500,000 rides
- Three minor injuries
Three. Uh, we get that many at a typical street fair.
I promised examples of fear mongering:
NY Daily News: Bicycle Roulette
And the NY Post (which just hates Citi Bike):
I posted this before, but the Venn Diagram of why conservatives hate Citi Bike is the best explanation.
It’s Vaguely French…