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The "Suggest-a-Station" Feedback Map for Queens Community Board 1 is Now Open!

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Citi Bike is expanding & the DOT is asking for feedback regarding the placement of stations in Queen's Community Board 1! The northern and eastern parts of Citi Bike will be the focus of this expansion, which encompasses neighborhoods such as Ditmars-Steinway & Astoria Heights. 

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First Ride FREE - August 29 or September 12

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Citi Bike has announced First Ride FREE, presented by Healthfirst. This allows people who has never used Citi Bike to redeem a free 30 minute ride on a classic Citi Bike. They can also unlock an ebike for free, only paying $0.15/minute. Unlike previous "free ride" days, this can be redeem anytime over a two week period. The free ride can be redeemed from August 29th to September 12th.

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Infill "Suggest-a-Station" Feedback Map Now Open!

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As the system grows to reach more New York City neighborhoods, demand in the system's core (particularly Manhattan south of 60th Street) increases. Infill will improve system density and increase capacity, enabling more Citi Bike trips for more New Yorkers regardless of where they start or end their Citi Bike trip. 

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100 Million Rides & 1,000 Stations!

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Citi Bike, New York city's bike share program, recently achieved it 100 millionth trip since it's launch in May 2013! Since the program launched, New Yorkers and visitors from around the world have demonstrated that bike share is a fast, healthy, and affordable mode of transportation. In 2019, DOT and Lyft announced the next expansion of Citi Bike. The expansion will double the size of the service area, covering all of Manhattan and significant portions of Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx, and increase the system’s fleet to 40,000 bikes.

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2020 Grant Winners

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Citi Bike’s Equity & Community Engagement Team is proud to announce the recipients of the 2020 Community Grants Program. Through the Program, now in its second year, $230,000 in grant funding will be awarded to non-profit organizations in Harlem, Washington Heights, The Bronx & Brooklyn to support community-led efforts to expand access to bike share and increase transportation equity. Here are the organizations receiving the grant:

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