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Mayor Welcomes Dockless Bicycles to Staten Island

Staten Island Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that New York City’s dockless bicycle pilot would continue today on Staten Island’s North Shore, as two different companies begin operations this week under a program managed by DOT. Starting today, riders will be able to use the Lime or JUMP mobile apps to rent bicycles all along the North Shore and down the east shore to South Beach (see map at bottom of release) -- the second area outside Citi Bike’s service area to experience bike share. DOT Commissioner Polly Trottenberg was joined for the announcement by Council Member Debi Rose, dockless company executives and community leaders at the Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden. Read More

Dockless Bike Share Update: DOT Announces that Citi Bike will Join Pilot Program this Summer in the Bronx

citi bike Dockless Citi Bikes will be on streets of Fordham neighborhood by mid-August; Withdrawal from the pilot by another company, ofo, led to the change. Read More

Mayor de Blasio Welcomes First Dockless Bikes to the Rockaways

Rockaways Mayor Bill de Blasio today welcomed New York City’s first-ever dockless bicycles to the Rockaways, as two different companies began operations under a pilot program managed by the Department of Transportation (DOT). The Mayor was joined by elected officials and dockless company executives along the Rockaway Beach Boardwalk. Starting today, riders can use the Lime or Pace mobile apps to rent bicycles all along the Rockaway peninsula, the first time that a community outside Citi Bike’s service area is experiencing bike share. Read More

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. Read More