Cities large and small in the U.S. and around the world are providing people with a new transportation option: public transit by bike. Not only do these bike share programs give folks a new way to get around town; they reduce traffic, global warming emissions and smog to boot. Learn more about how bike-sharing works here.
Word is that most people who try it get hooked. Maybe because it’s a form of nearly door-to-door transportation or because it’s so fast and cheap. Maybe because people prefer getting their exercise in the course of their daily business to spending an hour at the gym. Or perhaps it’s just that compared to all the other possible ways of getting around town, bike-sharing turns out to be the most hassle-free.
Casey Neistat compares the pain-in-the-ass factor of using New York’s CitiBike to get to work vs. his own bike and a taxi in this entertaining video. Guess which won.