Citi Bike is vital part of New York’s bike boom over the past several years.
“Biking has become part of New York’s commuting infrastructure as bike routes have been expanded and a fleet of 10,000 Citi Bikes has been deployed to more than 600 locations. Today there are more than 450,000 daily bike trips in the city, up from 170,000 in 2005, an increase that has outpaced population and employment growth, according to city officials. About one in five bike trips is by a commuter.”
Read more: More New Yorkers Opting for Life in the Bike Lane, NYTimes July 31, 2017
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Monthly Archives: July 2017

In the News: NYTimes Explores More New Yorkers Opting for Life in the Bike Lane

Citi Bike is vital part of New York’s bike boom over the past several years. “Biking has become part of New York’s commuting infrastructure as bike routes have been expanded and a fleet of 10,000 Citi Bikes has been deployed to more than 600 locations. Today there are more than 450,000 daily bike trips in […]

New Milestone for Citi Bike: 70,000+ Trips in One Day

New Milestone for Citi Bike: 70,000+ Trips in One Day

Citi Bike hit a new milestone yesterday, July 26, 2017. With 70,286 trips in a single day, (90% of those taken by annual members) Citi Bike is proving yet again that bike share is a powerful part of New York’s transit network. The busiest bike in the Citi Bike fleet saw 36 trips yesterday, weaving […]

In the News: Hubway launches a new app, provides expanded service during Comm Ave Shutdown

Hubway has gone mobile. The regional public bicycle system launched a new app for iPhone and Android on Tuesday morning, while also announcing special prices meant to lure more people to bicycles during the Commonwealth Avenue bridge repair project that will disrupt commutes over the next several weeks. “With major work planned for Commonwealth Avenue, our hope is that […]

BIKETOWN Celebrates its First Birthday

BIKETOWN, Portland, Oregon’s bike share program turns one this week. Over the course of the past year 75,521 BIKETOWN riders have biked 602,266 miles. Among the riders enjoying the bright orange bikes are some of Portland’s star athletes, CJ McCollum of the Portland Trail Blazers and Portland Thorns’ Goalkeeper Adrianna Franch. Other notable riders have included Grimm star David Giuntoli and Mayor […]

Ford GoBike brings bike share to the East Bay for the first time.

Ford GoBike Live in East Bay, San Francisco and San Jose

Ford GoBike launched June 28 and is now live in the East Bay, bringing bike share to that region for the first time, as well as San Jose and San Francisco. There are now over 125 stations throughout the region with new ones coming online daily. The program is transforming what was a 700 bike […]

BIXI Montreal Now Fully Integrated with Transit

Officials from the City of Montreal and BIXI Montreal announced last week that all 540 BIXI Montreal stations are now are now equipped to allow commuters to rent bikes using their OPUS transit cards. OPUS card holders can purchase single rides of 30 minutes or less for $2.95 using their OPUS transit cards. This robust, […]