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Is the Citi Bike Program Fair?

Citi Bike (photo/Wikimedia Commons via Mike Panhu)

A revealing report on how Citi Bike serves the city was published this week and it showed inequities in who gets to ride. A NY Daily News article says the study shows that the bike-sharing program prioritizes higher income areas over low income and minority-heavy areas.

The research indicated that the median household income in Citi Bike neighborhoods is $90,400, as opposed to $54,700 in excluded areas. It also claims that Citi Bike underserves New Yorkers of color by more than half.

So-called transit deserts are also largely left out: only 3.8% of residents more than half a mile from the subway have access to Citi Bike.

The differences between who gets to use Citi Bike and who doesn’t are so stark that a Bronx council member equated the situation to a form of redlining.

The study was ordered by New York Communities for Change and written by the School of Urban Planning at McGill University.

Read the full July 10, 2019 story by Carlton Guse in THE NY DAILY NEWS…

thisistheBronx news summary by: Adam McPartlan

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