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Citi Bike bike share station on street in New York City.

Citi Bike’s New Prices Take Effect

The system plans to expand to 40,000 bikes and 2,000 stations.

January 8, 2024 - Gothamist

Blue Citi Bike bicycles parked at a station in New York City with blurred brick brownstones in background.

Citi Bike’s New Contract: What You Need to Know

Double the e-bikes, but no system expansion: an outline of what riders can expect from Citi Bike’s new agreement with the city.

November 7, 2023 - StreetsBlog NYC

Close-up of Citi Bike electric shared bikes parked at a station

Why Can’t Citi Bike Keep its E-Bikes Running?

Citi Bike’s e-bikes are becoming too popular for their own good as Lyft struggles to keep up with maintenance and charging.

August 1, 2023 - Curbed

Blue Citi Bike bike share bikes parked at a station near Times Square in New York City

Op-Ed: New York Should Double Down on Micromobility

The growing popularity of Citi Bike, shared e-scooters, and other small devices signal a need for the city to quickly expand its support of new modes with safe roads, charging infrastructure, and secure parking options in all parts of the city.

June 8, 2023 - Center For An Urban Future

Times Square

With Lyft in Trouble, Will Citi Bike Ride On?

The popular NYC bike share system will likely survive the company’s current financial setbacks, but other, smaller bike share systems may not be so lucky.

April 9, 2023 - Curbed

Citi Bike station in Astoria, Queens filled with bikes under pink flowering tree

Citi Bike Kills $3 Price Cap on Halloween Night

The company unexpectedly updated its e-bike pricing to eliminate a $3 cap on rides outside of Manhattan.

November 2, 2022 - StreetsBlog NYC

New York City, New York

NYC on a Roll: Citi Bike Breaks Ridership Records

The Citi Bike bikeshare system in New York is achieving record new successes, despite never having received zero funding from city coffers.

May 26, 2021 - Gothamist

People on Bikes and Pedestrians

Bikes Gain Popularity as People Ditch Subways and Buses

Bike counts and bike share rides are increasing in two of the country's largest cities as commuters look for transportation modes that allow for physical distancing.

March 18, 2020 - The New York Times

Kids Biking

LeBron James Wants Kids to Bike

The NBA star says bikes have played an important role in his life, and he wants young people to have the same access and freedom that biking gave him.

March 2, 2020 - Outside

14th Street Busway New York City

Is N.Y.C.’s 14th Street Busway the Future of Transportation?

The success of the busway project could point to a longer-term shift away from planning and design strategies that favor cars.

February 9, 2020 - Curbed

Citi Bike Rack

Citi Bike Expansion Coming, Along With a Political Battle Over Electric-Assist Bikes and Scooters

Citi Bike's new owner is funding a massive expansion of the bike share system. Meanwhile ,City Hall is prepping for a battle over electric assist bikes and scooters.

December 5, 2018 - StreetsBlog NYC

Citi Bike Rack

Citi Bike Launches Dockless Bike Share Experiment

Instead of expanding the traditional docked bike share stations, Citi Bike will launch new dockless bikes in the Bronx.

August 17, 2018 - StreetsBlog NYC

Citi Bike Rack

Lyft to Buy Motivate, One of America's Largest Bike Share Providers

Motivate operates Ford Gobike in the Bay Area, Citi Bike in New York and Divvy in Chicago among other bike share fleets.

June 4, 2018 - CNET

Times Square

Dockless Bikeshare Pilot to Launch in New York City

Critics of Mayor Bill de Blasio's "Five-Borough Bikeshare" program argue that Citi Bike should be expanded instead.

June 2, 2018 - Crain's New York Business

Citi Bike Rack

Citi Bikes Ingrained in Gotham, For Better or Worse

Six of the eight victims of the deadliest act of terrorism in New York since 9/11 were riding Citi Bikes. The same day, a bus driver was charged in the death of the bikeshare's first fatality. Two more Citi Bike-related deaths occurred this year.

November 4, 2017 - Planetizen

A bride and groom riding on citi bikes in New York

It's Likely That Your Next Citi Bike Trip Will Be Faster Than a Taxi Ride

Looking for a reason to ride a bike instead of pay for a taxi? This new interactive guide makes the case for Citi Bike in New York City.

October 1, 2017 - Todd W. Schneider

Citi Bike Rack

Timelapse: Bikeshare Versus Parking Spaces

A Manhattan timelapse video shows a startling contrast between bikeshare and car parking when it comes to efficient use of city space.

July 6, 2017 - CityLab

Citi Bike Rack

Nation's Second Bikeshare Fatality Under Investigation in Manhattan

The police report conflicts with videos showing CitiBike rider Dan Hanegby, 36, an avid cyclist on his daily commute, being hit by a charter bus on June 12. Almost a year earlier, a Divvy Bike rider was fatally struck by a truck in Chicago.

June 19, 2017 - The New York Times

Citi Bike Rack

Meet Citi Bike's Top Users—Some Have Pedaled More than 4,000 Miles

Some users accrue more data than others.

May 29, 2016 - New York Post

Jersey City, Hoboken in Bikeshare Spat

Two New Jersey cities square off when one accuses the other of abusing public resources—this familiar story is given novel form by bikeshare and public bike racks.

April 2, 2016 - The Jersey Journal

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