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NYC Extends a Monopoly Bike Sharing Contract For 10 Years, Not Five
2018-09-17
Who Benefits by Locking Out Competition While a Mobility Revolution Surges Worldwide? New York City officials agreed in December 2017 to renew a monopoly bike sharing contract with Motivate, formerly the owner and operator of Citi Bike, sticking with the purveyor of docked bike sharing technology in use in a large portions of Manhattan plus… Read more »
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Questions Focus on How New York City’s de Blasio Administration Buys Procurement Software
2018-09-11
What Role Did KPMG’s Procurement Practice Leader Play in Securing a Lucrative Contract for the iValua-KPMG Partnership?  Since Checks and Balances Project began an examination into the lucrative industry of selling e-procurement software to local and state government agencies, we’ve grown particularly interested in the way in which the software has been purchased by New… Read more »
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Citi Bike
Lyft’s Monopoly on Bike Sharing in New York City Raises Questions
2018-08-28
New technologies are providing more mobility options than ever for consumers in cities across the country. Why did New York City officials agree as recently as December 2017 to renew a monopoly contract and stick with an older transportation technology in a large portion of Manhattan plus parts of Brooklyn and Queens?
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