Citi Bike Expansion: Council Majority Supports Public Funding Option

AMNY.jpgBy Vincent Barone

Mayor Bill de Blasio should include public support for a five-borough Citi Bike expansion in his next city budget, City Council members said Wednesday.

...“I don’t think I’ve ever seen 34 of us get together and push for a budget allocation like this,” said Manhattan Councilman Mark Levine, who called the rally a “testament” to the demand for a “reasonable, sensible investment into Citi Bike.”

Levine was one of several supportive lawmakers on hand who have recently seen the service begin to expand into their district with pleasing results.

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