Winter & Spring 2012: Bike Share Open Houses

This year, NYC DOT and Alta Bicycle Share are bringing bike share indoors! Bike share Open Houses will give New Yorkers the opportunity to learn about the system, check out the bikes, ask questions and give feedback during the cold-weather months.

Select Open Houses will also include safety presentations, t-shirt giveaways, and free bike safety equipment.

 

Schedule:

Jan 25 2012

Bike Share Open House: Port Authority Bus Terminal

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012, 3:00 pm–6:00 pm

Check out New York City’s newest mode of transportation at the nation’s largest and busiest bus terminal, midtown’s Port Authority Bus Terminal. Located between 8th and 9th Avenue at 41st Street, DOT staff will be on the main floor of the South Terminal from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Wednesday, January 25. We’ll answer questions and hand out some free giveaways while you check out the bike share bikes. Swing by before getting on your bus and learn about NYC’s new transportation option coming this summer!

In cooperation with The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

 

Jan 28 2012

Bike Share Open House: Essex Street Market

Saturday, January 28th, 2012, 12:00 pm–3:00 pm

Vegetables? Check. Cheese? Check. Bread? Check… Bike Share? Check!

Cross everything off your grocery list this Saturday while checking out the bike share bikes at the Essex Street Market located at 120 Essex Street (at Delancey Street). DOT staff will be set up near the market’s seating area to answer questions and hand out some free giveaways from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm.

In cooperation with the Lower East Side BID, and the Essex Street Market.

 

Mar 1 2012

Bike Share Open House: The DUMBO Improvement District’s First Thursday

Thursday, March 1st, 2012, 6:00 pm–9:00 pm

Visit DOT staff to check out the bike share bikes at 81 Front Street in Brooklyn between Washington Street and Main Street. This Open House is part of the DUMBO Improvement District’s First Thursday Cultural Event! Come see the bike share bikes in person, ride around, ask questions and pick up free giveaways! In cooperation with the DUMBO Improvement District.

 

Apr 17 2012

Bike Share Open House: The New School

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012, 3:00 pm–6:00 pm

Visit DOT staff to check out the bike share bikes at the The New School‘s Theresa Lang Center located at 55 West 13th Street (between Fifth & Sixth Aves) on the 2nd floor. Come see the bike share bikes in person, ask questions and pick up free bike giveaways.

In cooperation with The New School and The New School Bike Task Force.

 

May 5 2012

Bike Share Open House: Grand Central Library

Saturday, May 5th, 2012, 2:00 pm–4:00 pm

Visit DOT staff to check out the bike share bikes at the Grand Central Library, located at 135 East 46th Street (between Lexington & Third Aves.) Come see the bike share bikes in person, ask questions and pick up free bike giveaways.

In cooperation with Grand Central Library.