This month we’re taking a break from individual profiles with a salute to the hardy two-wheelers who squeeze the most daylight out of their workweek and counter the battery of holiday sweets by commuting on two wheels.
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Quinn Zannoni brings real world skills into his classroom, and takes his classroom out into the real world. He heads up the bike program at P.S. 373 Brooklyn Transition Center in Bed-Stuy Brooklyn, a project supported by Recycle-A-Bicycle, NYC DOT, and Bike New York. He teaches soup-to-nuts bike skills that he hopes his students will carry over into careers in the bike industry.
Anne Krassner is Citi Bike's Education and Outreach Manager, and she's also a Citi Bike rider. She's one of the more than 100,000 New Yorkers who helped the system break records in September, with 64,000 trips taken in a single day. Here, she tells us about the next expansion, how Citi Bike works with communities, and gives some tips for new riders. Her favorite bit of advice? Ride with a friend! Bike New York partners with Citi Bike to offer a free Citi Bike Street Skills class. Grab a friend and sign up today!