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Five-Borough Bike Share: Mayor de Blasio Announces Dockless Bike Share Pilot This Summer

Four maps depicting the dockless  bike share of pilot areas in the Fordham area of the Bronx, North Shore of Staten Island, Coney Island in Brooklyn, and the Rockaways in Queens.

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced neighborhoods in boroughs outside Manhattan that would host dockless bike share pilots this summer.  Starting in July, the pilots will roll out in two beach communities that have not been reached by bike share: Coney Island in Brooklyn and the Rockaways in Queens.   Later in the summer, the two boroughs to never before host a bike share program, the Bronx and Staten Island, will receive bike share pilots, in the neighborhood near Fordham University in the Bronx and on Staten Island’s North Shore.

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Bike Share Equity Concept Paper

Better Bike Share

DOT Bike Share is pleased to present the Bike Share Equity Concept Paper released March 21, 2018 and invites you to comment on the approach it outlines. This Concept Paper serves as a precursor to the Bike Share Equity Request for Proposal (RFP), which is anticipated to be released later this spring through the HHS Accelerator system.

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Five-Borough Bike Share: NYCDOT Plans to Expand Public Bike Share with New Dockless Technology

5 boros Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today that NYC DOT has released a Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) that could bring bike sharing to outer-borough neighborhoods that Citi Bike has not yet reached – including in the Bronx and on Staten Island. The RFEI seeks innovative companies and ideas around next-generation “dockless” public bike share systems. The City will continue to support and strengthen Citi Bike, and prioritize new systems that complement existing service. Read More

Party on Park!

Party on Park On Sunday, October 1st, NYC DOT joined NHEMA, Uptown Grand Central, BHC, Citi Bike, El Barrio Bikes, NYC Health, East Harlem and numerous other groups to Party on Park for a car-free event on Park Avenue between 125th and 118th Streets. Read More

Citi Bike Begins Fall 2017 Expansion into New Neighborhoods

Docking a Citi Bike NYC DOT Commissioner Polly Trottenberg and Jay Walder, President & CEO of Citi Bike operator Motivate announced today that Citi Bike is continuing its expansion this fall, starting September 12th, bringing 2,000 new bikes and 140 new stations to three boroughs: Harlem up to 130th Street in Manhattan (CB9, CB 10 & CB11); Astoria and Long Island City in Queens (CB1 & CB2); and Crown Heights and Prospect Heights in Brooklyn (CB8 & CB9). This year’s growth fulfills a commitment to double the bike-share system’s size by the end of 2017. Read More