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New Daily Ridersip Record! - 91,529

Gold balloons reading "90 K" over a Citi Bike station.

Yesterday (September 5th), Citi Bike surpassed its previous daily ridership record by completing 91,529 trips in one day!

Below is a graph of when other significant milestones were hit.

 

A graph of different daily ridership milestones Citi Bike has achieved over the 6 years they've been in New York.

 

Previous daily ridership milestones include:

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Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) for new Demonstration Project for the Rockaways, Queens

A person riding a Lime bike on the streets of the Rockaways.

New York City Department of Transportation has released a Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) that would create a new demonstration project for dockless bike share in the Rockaways. This demonstration project is modeled after the Staten Island RFEI that was released earlier this year.

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New Monthly Ridership Record! - 2.2 Million Trips in July 2019

A small gif congratulating the 2.2 million trips taken.  Confetti continually falls in the background.

Citi Bike riders broke the monthly ridership record in July 2019.  2.2 Millions trips were taken on a Citi Bike during July.

In addition, Citi Bike riders broke the record for daily ridership yesterday (August 1st). Citi Bike riders completed 89,466 trips. 

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New York City Council passes Intro 1457-A

A photo of a sign with a bicycle which reads "Use Ped Signal". There are 50 signs like this posted throughout the city, as a part of the pilot program.

The New York City Council passed Intro 1457-A, a bill to allows cyclists to follow "Leading Pedestrian Signals" or LPI. LPIs are when a walk signal starts before showing a green light to car traffic. These signals improve pedestrian traffic by allowing pedestrians to cross before turning vehicles. This change makes cyclists more visible in the intersections, where most crashes occur.

The bill, drafted by Carlos Menchaca, goes into effect December 20th

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Vision Zero: Mayor de Blasio Announces "Green Wave" Bicycle Plan to Address Cycling Fatalities -- With Citywide Protected Bike Lane Network and Increased Enforcement

The cover slide of the "Green Wave".

Mayor Bill de Blasio today released “Green Wave: A Plan for Cycling in New York City” to confront the rise in cycling fatalities in 2019. As cycling continues to grow dramatically, the $58.4 million plan combines design, enforcement, legislation, policy and education to make the City’s streets safer for cyclists -- and all street users.

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