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Citi Bike® Program Launches in Jersey City

With 350 bikes at 35 stations, the Citi Bike program brings new transportation option for communities across Jersey City; Fully interoperable with Citi Bike New York City

Citi Bike Launch Jersey City
Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop cuts the ribbon to launch the Citi Bike program in Jersey City along with Jay Walder, (r) Preseident & CEO of Motivate, Nadine Leslie, (Far Right) President of SUEZ Environmental Services , Minalkumar Patel, M.D., Senior VP & Chief Strategy Officer for Horizon BCBSNJ, Margaret Anadu, Managing Director in the Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group, Joe Scott, President & CEO of Jersey City Medical Center -Barnabas Health along with CarePoint Health Sysems CEO Dennis Kelly and Elyssa Gray, Director of Brand Advertising of Citi Cards at Citi



fulop riding the bikesJersey City, NJ — Citi Bike Jersey City launched with a flourish On Monday, September 21st, 2015 with Mayor Steven M. Fulop joining Jay Walder, President & CEO of Motivate, funders and community supporters to cut the ribbon at the Citi Bike station in the Newark Avenue Pedestrian Plaza, bringing the 350-bike, 35-station system online.

Citi Bike Jersey City is fully supported by sponsorship and other revenues, making it the only bike share system in a mid-size city to operate without public funding.  Citi is the Title Sponsor for the new system.  Four additional organizations – the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, SUEZ North America, CarePoint Health and Jersey City Medical Center–Barnabas Health have been named Founding Sponsors. An investment by Goldman Sachs will allow for the initial purchase of docking stations and bicycles.  Fully interoperable with New York City’s Citi Bike, the system allows those who commute or travel between the two cities to use their memberships in both independent systems.

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     Raises $7000 for Theater Company’s Hearing-Loss Program

 By: Sonia Shephard

Henry Greenfield bike rider
Henry Greenfield in Greenfield, Indiana

California is 3,410 miles away whether you go by train, plane or car.  Henry Greenfield, 24, of Jersey City rode his 2015 Fuji Touring Bike from New Jersey to California, journeying through the states in 50 days. Greenfield made the trip, facing extreme temperature changes and with 70 pounds of supplies on his bike to raise money for a California theater group’s hearing-loss program. What makes this journey even more amazing is that Greenfield also has hearing loss, and wears a hearing implant. Continue reading BICYCLIST RIDES FROM HOBOKEN TO CALIFORNIA IN 50 DAYS