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New Milestone: Citi Bike Reaches 70 Million Rides Since Launch in 2013!

A graph showing the total amount of Citi Bike rides since launch. Citi Bike reached 60 million rides in June of 2018.

Since 2013, New Yorkers have ridden 123 million miles and burned 5 billion calories (equal to 18 million slices of pizza!) pizza emoji

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NYC DOT Dockless Bike Share Pilot Program Extended by 90 Days

Two guys riding bikes, going towards the Staten Island Ferry Terminal. One man is in casual clothing and on a JUMP bike. The other man is in business-casual attire , riding a Lime Bike.

NYC DOT’s dockless bike share pilot, which aims to test the newest technology in the bike share industry, will be extended for at least another 90 days.

“DOT has extended Lime’s pilot operations by another 90-day period for the purpose of further evaluation. Motivate and JUMP have also been offered the same extension for 90 days from each company’s start date," according to DOT spokesperson Alana Morales.

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Citi Bike Announces Discount on Membership for Military/Veterans

A Citi Bike under a stars & stripes banner.

In appreciation of the women and men who have served, Citi Bike is offering new and renewing members $35 off annual memberships to all active, reservist, veteran and retired US military personnel.

In honor of Veterans Day 2018, the first 100 customers who sign up from November 12th through the 18th will receive a Citi Bike helmet in addition to the $35 discount when signing up for an annual membership.

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Free Ride Day - October 13th

A Citi Bike next to large letters saying "October 13: Free Ride Day"

The Citi Bike program will be free on Saturday, October 13, in celebration of Healthfirst’s recent sponsorship of bike share access for low-income New Yorkers, NYC DOT, Citi Bike, and Healthfirst leadership announced today. Free day passes will be available in the Citi Bike app and at, providing New Yorkers with unlimited free rides up to 30 minutes each throughout Saturday, October 13.

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Council Member Carlina Rivera, NYC DOT, Citi Bike Kick Off Women’s Bike Month, Announce Partnership with Girl Up

A young girl on a bike. next to her, text reads "Free Ride for a friend. New Bike for her."

After a group bike ride to City Hall led by Councilwoman Carlina Rivera, Citi Bike announced that it is taking part in a new nationwide campaign to shrink the gender gap in cycling and is partnering with Girl Up to help more girls around the world ride towards education and a better future.

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