Citi Bikes are getting outfitted with laserlights to improve rider safety
Original story at The Verge• 6 mentions • 8 months ago
The Verge 8 months ago
Do you often look at the ground while you’re walking? Who doesn’t! Soon, if you see a passing projected image shaped like a bicyclist on the streets of New York, don’t be alarmed: that’s just a new Citi Bike outfitted with laserlights to give cars and pedestrians an oncoming traffic warning. Citi Bike, New York’s bike-sharing system, will be installing these safety lights on its entire fleet of 6,000 bikes by the end of the year, reports The New York Post. The lights are located at the front of the bike and project a shape of a bicyclist 20 feet ...