Bike Sharing: Pain in the Neck or Urban Transportation Solution?
Will you use Charm City Bikeshare when it comes to Baltimore next year? The above video by renowned filmmaker Casey Neistat might help you decide. He has made a video to compare the convenience of CitiBike, the bike share program in New York City, to other modes of transportation. While he conducts his experiment in New York, many of the obstacles are transferrable to the Baltimore commuting experience. And the downsides of CitiBike — for one, a too long checkout period — is something we hope the city decision makers will take note of when choosing a vendor to run the pollution-free, traffic-reducing transportation program.
Check it out. If nothing else, it’s fun to watch.