Due to city and state guidance on public gatherings at this time, DOT will not we able to hold Citi Bike public workshops in Bronx Community Boards 2, 3, or 4 this spring. However, we still want to hear from community members in Highbridge, Morrisania, and Hunt's Point.Read More
As part of its commitment to transportation equity, Citi Bike is working closely with community partners to invest in increasing access to bike share in low-income neighborhoods and underrepresented communities.Read More
Mayor Bill de Blasio, NYC DOT Commissioner Polly Trottenberg and Lyft announce free Citi Bike memberships for critical workforce in response to COVID-19.
Today, Mayor de Blasio, NYC DOT Commissioner Polly Trottenberg, and Lyft unveiled the Citi Bike Critical Workforce Membership Program, providing the first-responder, healthcare, and transit workforce with a free month of Citi Bike membership.Read More
Lyft announced that, starting today, pedal-assist electric Citi Bikes, which first debuted summer 2018, will be returning to the system fleet. The e-bikes were originally pulled due to braking issues. These new bikes are a different model from the earlier bikes, and 250 will be available starting today. By the end of 2020, the number of available bikes bikes will reach several thousand.Read More
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Commissioner Polly Trottenberg today released a progress report on the Green Wave, the City’s plan to make streets safer for cyclists. The City has built 104 miles of protected bike lanes (PBLs) since 2014, including 21.4 miles completed in 2019. The de Blasio Administration has built over 400 miles of bike lanes since 2014.Read More
In early February, NYC DOT went to Manhattan Community Boards 9, 10, and 11, as well as Bronx Community Board 1 to present a draft plan for Citi Bike stations in their neighborhood. The draft plan takes into account the public outreach we've received, as well as other siting criteria, including ADA accessibility, parking loss and nearby utilities. Installations are expected to start in these areas later this spring.Read More