Relive Yesterday’s Big Bike-Share Announcement

If you couldn’t be at Madison Square yesterday, not to worry — Robin Urban Smith brings us the video highlights from the big bike-share press conference with Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan, NYC business leaders, and progressive politicos.

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A big announcement is coming later this morning, but the news is all over Twitter: You can now buy a Citi Bike annual membership. Citi Bike membership registration is OPEN! Just signed up for my @citibikenyc key. Here’s the link > ow.ly/k4lZK #bikenyc — susi wunsch (@velojoy) April 15, 2013 An annual subscription is $95 […]

Sadik-Khan, Wolfson Invite New Yorkers to Sign Up for Bike-Share

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In 2009, the Department of City Planning released an ambitious blueprint for bike-share in New York, and in 2011, the Department of Transportation began an extensive public process to site actual bike-share stations. Now the planning is giving way to implementation, with North America’s largest year-round bike-share system set to launch in May. Today, Transportation Commissioner Janette […]

Sadik-Khan: NYC Bike-Share Will Launch May 27

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At city council hearing, DOT Commissioner Sadik-Khan announces that Citi Bike will launch on May 27. — Streetsblog New York (@StreetsblogNYC) May 9, 2013   It’s official. America’s largest public bike system will launch Monday, May 27, DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan announced at a City Council transportation committee hearing this morning. According to the Citi […]

To Reach 10,000 Bikes, DOT Looks to Sponsorships, Sandy Recovery Loan

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With 6,000 bicycles, New York’s bike-share program is already the largest in the country. In fact, immediately after launching, Citi Bike proceeded to eclipse the national daily ridership record (previously held by Capital Bikeshare), with 12,000 trips in 24 hours. Ridership should grow steadily as more people start using the bikes and the network expands, but how […]