New York

The tourist office has incorporated in the planning the people of New York. Since September, 2011 held 90 public meetings, workshops, open houses and presentations and 150 meetings with selected officials, community and social groups. Around 10,000 location suggestions and 63,000 notes of New Yorkers were on the site. End of July the town begins the solar-powered, wireless docking stations on sidewalks, road edges, plazas and other places where each have between 15 and 50 cycles. Connect with other leaders such as Danny Meyer here. Maps of the areas and locations, as well as the app Spotcycle will be published shortly.

Each bike is equipped with a Bell, front and rear light and a safety instructions. The streets of New York are also for cyclists safer than ever. Although the number of cyclists in this period has quadrupled, the number of cycling accidents remained stable. Main sponsor of the country’s largest bike rental project is Citigroup, and supports it with nearly $ 41 million. Exclusive sponsor of payment is MasterCard. The system is operated by Alta bicycle share. Learn more about the bike share Program is under a841-tfpweb.nyc.gov/bikeshare and. Who wants to explore New York City on a bike, find information and corresponding maps: html/dot/html/bicyclists/bikemain.shtml and html/dot/html/bicyclists/bikemaps.shtml.

General information about New York City also in German language available under or English. Press photos can be found under press photos. Editor’s Note: NYC & company is the official marketing and Tourism Organization of the city New York City. She is responsible for the development of tourism, the economic development of the five city districts and taking care of the positive image of the city around the world.