NEW WAY TO GO GREEN
ALL YOU NEED to rent these bikes are two feet and ample sunlight.
A Wisconsin-based company has chosen Roosevelt Island as its latest test ground for solar-powered kiosks for bicycle sharing.
B-Cycle, which has similar programs in cities such as Denver and Chicago, unveiled its bike terminals on Tuesday outside the F-train subway station - an experiment that could eventually lead to kiosks throughout the city.
The bicycle stations - which don't have to be hooked up to the local power grid - would be a welcome addition to the island, local officials said.
"Here in Roosevelt Island it's... read more