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NYC DOT Commissioner Rodriguez and Lyft Announce Citi Bike Medical Workers Program

New NYC DOT Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez speaking at a hospital in Washington Heights.

NYC DOT Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez and Lyft announced Citi Bike Medical Worker's Program, making free 60-day memberships available to hospital workers during this current moment of uncertainty with a rising number of COVID-19 cases due to the Omicron variant. Public and private hospital employees, including custodial workers and other support staff, will be eligible to sign up for the program through their place of employment until February 7th, 2022.

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2021 Infill Presentations Now Available

The cover slide for all of the Manhattan Community Board infill presentations

The presentations for Citi Bike's Expansion & Infill are now available. These presentations focus on infill in Manhattan. Infill is the process of increasing capacity by adding stations and docks to the existing service area. As the system grows, demand in the system’s core (particularly Manhattan south of 60th Street) increases. Infill will improve system density and increase capacity, thereby enabling more Citi Bike trips for more New Yorkers.

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Our feedback maps for 2022 are now closed!

Two Screenshots of the 2022 expansion maps

The feedback maps for the 2022 expansion further into Queens and Brooklyn are now closed! Thanks to all who participated. We received over 1500 comments! These comments detail where people would like to see bike share stations in Sunnyside, Woodside, Crown Heights, Bed-Stuy, and more! Please stay tuned for next steps!

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Ridership Records and Improving the Rider Experience

A Citi Bike valet adding Citi Bikes to a station

September puts a capstone on what has been a record-breaking summer for the Citi Bike program. Since May, we’ve topped our single day ridership record a whopping nine times, most recently with 135,005 rides on September 11. This month, we’re averaging several thousand more rides per day than last year’s all-time record of 103,159.

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New Daily Ridership Record - 135,005 rides

a row of citi bikes docked at a station

On Saturday, September 11th, 2021, Citi Bike surpassed its previous ridership record by completing 135,005 trips!

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