Watch photographer Bill Cunningham's Citi Bike tribute (video)

The iconic New York Times photographer praises the new bike-sharing program in an adorable video.

The bike-sharing saga in New York City continues: Citi Bike opened to the public—not just annual members—yesterday, and plenty of people took advantage. By 5pm, nearly 15,000 trips had been taken; the program has clocked more than 65,000 trips since launching on May 27.

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The bike-sharing program already has noteworthy supporters, including multihyphenate artist David Byrne, but yesterday, the program got a stamp of approval from a perhaps even more important cycling advocate: The New York Times photographer Bill Cunningham, who can often be seen riding around town as he searches for fashionable folks to capture on film. In a video for the Times, he praised the program as "absolutely wonderful," and called it "perfect for the New Yorkers who have always been totally impatient." And, of course, he brings it around to riders' fashion.

Watch the adorable clip below (via Gothamist):

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