9 Things Travelers Should Know About New York City's Bike Share

New York Citi Bike share
New York Citi Bike share


As New York City's bike share program enters its third month of service, the blue cruiser bikes have already been absorbed into the city's daily landscape. Sure, a few wealthy people grumble about the docks being eyesores. But in general New Yorkers are taking to the streets, using the Citi Bikes as a quick way to dodge traffic, avoid ever-increasing subway fares and, occasionally, take advantage of a free spinning machine. Travelers can also take advantage of the new rides. But should they?