London “Cycle Hire” bike sharing will open for business on July 30 with 6,000 bicycles at 400 stations throughout London.
Kulveer Ranger, the Mayor of London’s Transport Advisor, with some of the bikes assembled for London Cycle Hire.
A worker assembles on of the Bixi bicycles to be used for London Cycle Hire.
Workers assemble the kiosks to be used for renting bikes from London Cycle Hire.
Barlcays executive Deanna Oppenheimer and Mayor of London Boris Johnson show off one of the Cycle Hire stations as they announce a new bicycle superhighway system along with Barclay’s sponsorship of London Cycle Hire.
While Transport for London gears up for the Cycle Hire launch at the end of July, Noel Carroll of Central London has filed suit to stop the installation of a Cycle Hire kiosk in his neighborhood. Taking a page from Rob Anderson’s playbook, He claims council planners failed to consider whether an environmental-impact assessment was needed before moving ahead with plans to install the bike sharing kiosks.