Spring 2012: Bike Share Demonstrations

Throughout the spring, NYC DOT and Alta Bicycle Share will be teaming up to present bike share demonstrations throughout the city. Bike share demonstrations are opportunities for New Yorkers to see how bike share will work. Stop by any demonstration to test ride a bike, check out the bike share equipment, ask questions and give feedback about the program.

 

Schedule:

May 10 2012

Bike Share Demonstration: Flatiron

Thursday, May 10th, 2012, 12:00 pm–4:00 pm

Check out the Citi Bikes and see what the stations will look like. Cap it off with a test ride. The station will be set up on Broadway between 22nd and 23rd Streets.

 

May 12 2012

Bike Share Demonstration: Hell’s Kitchen Flea Market

Saturday, May 12th, 2012, 12:00 pm–4:00 pm

Test the Citi Bikes at the Flea Market, and see how the stations will work. Find the bikes on West 39th Street, between Ninth and Tenth Avenues.

 

May 17 2012

Bike Share Demonstration: Whitehall Plaza

Thursday, May 17th, 2012, 2:00 PM–6:00 PM

Test ride a bike, check out the Citi Bike, ask questions and give feedback about the program at the Whitehall Pedestrian Plaza near the Staten Island Ferry.

 

May 18 2012

Bike Share Demonstration: The Wedding Garden at Foley Square

Friday, May 18th, 2012, 12:00 PM–4:00 PM

Test ride a bike, check out the Citi Bike, ask questions and give feedback about the program at the Wedding Garden at Foley Square! The bikes will be on the plaza at the corner of Centre Street and Worth Street.

 

May 19 2012

Bike Share Demonstration: Brooklyn Flea

Saturday, May 19th, 2012, 12:00 PM–4:00 PM

Test ride a bike, check out the Citi Bike, ask questions and give feedback about the program at the Brooklyn Flea‘s Fort Greene location. The bikes will be located on Lafayette Avenue right outside the Flea entrance, between Clermont and Vanderbilt Avenues.

 

May 26 2012

Bike Share Demonstration: Governor’s Island Family Day

Saturday, May 26th, 2012, 12:00 PM–4:00 PM

This event is in cooperation with the DOT Safety Education, which will be holding a helmet fitting and giveaway.

 

May 30 2012

Bike Share Demonstration: Matthew Palmer Playground

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012, 7:00 PM–8:30 PM

The bikes will be at Matthew Palmer Playground in Hell’s Kitchen. This demonstration is in cooperation with the Chekpeds.

 

Jun 3 2012

Bike Share Demonstration: Bike Bonanza at Commodore Barry Park

Sunday, June 3rd, 2012, 12:00 PM–4:00 PM

The bikes will be at Commodore Barry Park in Brooklyn during the Bike Bonanza. This demonstration is in cooperation with the DOT Safety Education, which will be holding a helmet fitting and giveaway.

 

Jun 6 2012

Bike Share Demo: Dag Hammarskjold Plaza

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012, 12:00 PM–4:00 PM

The bikes will be at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza on East 47th Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues alongside GrowNYC Greenmarket!

 

Jun 7 2012

Bike Share Demonstration: Boys and Girls High School

Thursday, June 7th, 2012, 5:00 PM–8:30 PM

The bikes will be at Boys and Girls High School at 1700 Fulton Street in Bedstuy! This demo is in cooperation with Brooklyn Community Board Three.

 

Jun 9 2012

Bike Share Demonstration: The High Line

Saturday, June 9th, 2012, 12:00 PM–4:00 PM

The bikes will be at the High Line’s Meatpacking District entrance at 14th Street and 10th Avenue.

 

Jun 11 2012

Bike Share Demonstration: Battery Park

Monday, June 11th, 2012, 12:00 PM–4:00 PM

The bikes will be at Battery Park near Castle Clinton and the Statue of Liberty Ferry.

 

Jun 16 2012

Bike Share Demonstration: Bike Bonanza, Seward Park

Saturday, June 16th, 2012, 12:00 PM–4:00 PM

The bikes will be at Seward Park at Hester Street and Essex Street on the Lower East Side during the Bike Bonanza. This demonstration is in cooperation with the DOT Safety Education, which will be holding a helmet fitting and giveaway.

 

Jun 19 2012

Bike Share Demonstration: Battery Park

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012, 11:00 AM–2:00 PM

The bikes will be at Battery Park on Battery Park Place.

 

Jun 19 2012

Bike Share Demonstration: Fort Greene Park

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012, 4:00 PM–8:00 PM

The bikes will be at Fort Greene Park on Myrtle Avenue between St. Edward Street and Washington Park. This demonstration is in cooperation with the DOT Safety Education, which will be holding a helmet fitting and giveaway.

 

Jun 20 2012

Bike Share Demonstration: Smith Houses

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012, 4:00 PM–8:00 PM

The bikes will be at the Smith Houses on Catherine Street at Madison Street. This demonstration is in cooperation with the DOT Safety Education, which will be holding a helmet fitting and giveaway.

 

Jun 23 2012

Bike Share Demonstration: Adventures NYC Central Park

Saturday, June 23rd, 2012, 12:00 PM–4:00 PM

The bikes will be at Adventures NYC in Central Park. This demonstration is in cooperation with the DOT Safety Education, which will be holding a helmet fitting and giveaway.

 

Jun 26 2012

Bike Share Demonstration: Marcy Playground

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012, 4:00 PM–8:00 PM

The bikes will be at Marcy Playground on the North Side of Myrtle Avenue at Marcy Avenue. This demonstration is in cooperation with the DOT Safety Education, which will be holding a helmet fitting and giveaway.

 

Jun 27 2012

Bike Share Demonstration: Dag Hammarskjold Plaza

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012, 12:00 PM–4:00 PM

The bikes will be at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza on East 47th Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues.

 

Jul 2 2012

Bike Share Demonstration: Washington Square Park

Monday, July 2nd, 2012, 12:00 PM–4:00 PM

The bikes will be at Washington Square Park on West 4th Street and Waverly Place.

 

Jul 6 2012

Bike Share Demonstration: NYC Triathlon Expo

Friday, July 6th, 2012, 12:00 PM–8:00 PM

The bikes will be at the NYC Triathlon Expo at the Hilton New York on 6th Avenue between West 53rd and West 54th Streets.

 

Jul 7 2012

Bike Share Demonstration: NYC Triathlon Expo

Saturday, July 7th, 2012, 10:00 AM–6:00 PM

The bikes will be at the NYC Triathlon Expo at the Hilton New York on 6th Avenue between West 53rd and West 54th Streets.

 

Jul 8 2012

Bike Share Demonstration: Brooklyn Flea, East River Waterfront, Williamsburg

Sunday, July 8th, 2012, 12:00 PM–4:00 PM

The bikes will be at the Brooklyn Flea’s East River Waterfront location between N. 6th Street and N. 7th Street in Williamsburg.

 

Jul 12 2012

Bike Share Demonstration: Tompkins Square Park

Thursday, July 12th, 2012, 12:00 PM–4:00 PM

The bikes will be at Tompkins Square Park on East 7th Street and Avenue A.

 

Jul 14 2012

Bike Share Demonstration: Brooklyn Flea, Fort Greene

Saturday, July 14th, 2012, 12:00 PM–4:00 PM

The bikes will be at the Brooklyn Flea’s Fort Greene location on Lafayette Avenue between Claremont Avenue and Vanderbilt Avenue.

 

Jul 17 2012

Bike Share Demonstration: Farragut Houses

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012, 4:00 PM–8:00 PM

The bikes will be across the street from the Farragut Houses on the north side of Nassau Street between Navy Street and Gold Street. This demonstration is in cooperation with the DOT Safety Education, which will be holding a helmet fitting and giveaway.

 

Jul 18 2012

Bike Share Demonstration: Queensbridge Houses

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012, 4:00 PM–8:00 PM

The bikes will be at the Queensbridge Houses on 21st Street between 41st Avenue and Queens Plaza North. This demonstration is in cooperation with the DOT Safety Education, which will be holding a helmet fitting and giveaway.

 

Jul 24 2012

Bike Share Demonstration: Chelsea Park

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012, 4:00 PM–8:00 PM

The bikes will be at Chelsea Park on 10th Avenue between 27th and 28th Streets. This demonstration is in cooperation with the DOT Safety Education, which will be holding a helmet fitting and giveaway.

 

Jul 25 2012

Bike Share Demonstration: Bushwick Houses

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012, 4:00 PM–8:00 PM

The bikes will be at the Bushwick Houses on Humbolt Street between Varet Street and Debevoise Street. This demonstration is in cooperation with the DOT Safety Education, which will be holding a helmet fitting and giveaway.

 

 Aug 14 2012

Bike Share Demonstration: Union Square

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012, 12:00 PM–4:00 PM

The bikes will be at Union Square on the north plaza at 17th Street.