Keys to the Citi Bike: Bike-Share Fobs Start to Arrive in Members’ Mailboxes

With a week to go until Citi Bike launches, we’re hearing from readers who received their annual member keys in the mail over the weekend. Here’s a look at the packet that reader “dporpentine” opened on Saturday.

If you haven’t received your member key yet, I wouldn’t worry. Citi Bike has to send out about 13,000 or so member keys in time for the May 27 launch, and they’re not all going to arrive simultaneously. (I’m waiting for mine, too.)

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You Can Now Subscribe to Citi Bike

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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 […]

Mesmerizing! Citi Bikes Arrive

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Here it is: A bike-share station with bikes, and it’s not a photo shoot. A reader sent this shot of Foley Square across from the courts this morning. Update: More than 850 of the 6,000 bikes are in the stations as of this morning, according to NYC DOT. The blue bikes are a great conversation […]