New York’s Citi Bikes Is Trialling Blaze Laserlight Tech

 

New York’s Citi Bikes program will be trialling Blaze’s Laserlight tech on 250 of its bikes this winter, with an eye towards a possible larger rollout of the tech.

The idea behind the tech trial is simultaneously to improve safety and to improve female ridership numbers (apparently since research has shown that women are more likely to utilize bikesharing services when there are more safety features in place).

This initial pilot of the technology (with regard to the Citi Bikes fleet) will reportedly comprise 250 bikes