Collapsible Helmets Wanted

What’s it going to take to get bike share participants to wear helmets? “The big challenge is it requires you to think ahead,” says Randy Swart, Director, The Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute. “It would be useful if someone would produce a collapsible helmet that meets…

Citi Bike by the Numbers

250 miles of bike lanes and protected routes in NYC.
656 miles of NYC Subway track.
40 percent. That’s how much safer City streets are with bike lanes.
36 million annual economic boost, in dollars, the bike share program will provide to NYC.

On-Demand Public Transportation

Why Citi Bike matters more than you think As a resident of Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, and a car owner, I’ve already welcomed Citi Bike into my life. Each morning, after taking my kids to school nearby, I use Citi Bike to get to a different…

Pedaling Toward Progress

As developers, we should think of buildings as a way to reflect the evolution of living in New York City. While I’m opposed to mandatory car parking in new developments—only 10-15% of tenants use parking in most neighborhoods—indoor bicycle parking, which is also a requirement…

Manhattan Transfer

Transportation is key to creating desirable inventory, and the current administration has shown they understand that. Look no further than the extension of the 7 line to Hudson Yards, a move that unlocked more than $5 billion of investment into the neighborhood, as proof that…

Transportation Drives Development

As real estate investors and developers, one question we should always be circulating is, “How can we create more desirable inventory?” While the city took right action in rezoning Greenpoint to accommodate the residential needs of a growing community, it hasn’t taken off with the…