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Mayor de Blasio Announces that in Advance of L Train Disruption, Citi Bike will Increase Coverage in Many of its Busiest Areas

Polly Next year, Citi Bike will add approximately 1,250 new bikes – about a 10 percent expansion – while also adding roughly 2,500 docks in Manhattan and Williamsburg; Other new plans introduced to aid in anticipated surge in cycling expected during L train tunnel closure. Read More

Fifth Anniversary of Citi Bike in New York City

close up of citi bike frames

Citi Bike will celebrate its fifth anniversary as the nation’s largest bike-share system. Motivate, Citi Bike’s operator, will celebrate this milestone in Prospect Park on Sunday, May 27. Since it's launch in 2013, the system has doubled in size to 12,000 bikes with the amount of stations more than doubling to 750. In 2015, the program expanded into Queens for the first time and in recent years has brought a reliable transportation option to areas such as Harlem, Red Hook, Astoria and Bedford Stuyvesant. Read More

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. Read More

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. Read More

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