Bike Share

Dockless bikes are now available in the Rockaways

What’s better than a bike ride near the beach in the summer? New Yorkers can do just that without even owning a bicycle themselves with dockless bikes in the Rockaways now a reality, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Friday. This marks the first-ever dockless bike share in New York City,...

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 12:49pm

Dockless bikeshare pilot coming to outer boroughs this summer: Mayor

Dockless bikeshare options are coming to the outer boroughs, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Thursday. A dockless bikeshare lets you pick up and drop off a bicycle at bike racks, on the sidewalk, or basically any designated area without needing to find a specific docking station. These bikes...

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 11:43am

Transit app shows you nearby dockless bike-shares to help you plan trips

If you have to get somewhere quickly, do you opt for a ride-share, a bike-share, the T or just to hoof it? Calculating how fast each of those options are will take a long time itself and involve opening multiple apps. One app aims to make it an easier process, though — Transit is the...

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 5:06am

Is the city riding toward a dockless bikeshare future?

With other bikeshares champing at the bit to get their wheels on the ground in Citi Bike’s exclusive territory in New York City, the Department of Transportation appears open to adding dockless options for cyclists, Crain’s reported Tuesday. The DOT is slated to formally ask dockless...

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 4:47pm

LimeBike rides its national growth with eyes on New York City

With Citi Bike nearing 50 million total rides since its 2013 launch, it’s safe to say that New Yorkers love cycling around town. And with the success of the program, other bikeshares are now champing at the bit to get their wheels on the ground. Among them are Spin, which last month tried to...

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 5:02am

NYC's Citi Bike cycles into 3rd straight year of growth: Mayor

Bicyclists are as much a part of New York City as tourists in Times Square.Proof of that can be found in new data released Thursday by the mayor's office.Ridership for New York's bike-sharing program Citi Bike reached nearly 14 million trips in 2016, recording its third-straight year of growth. A...

Thursday, December 29, 2016 - 9:19am

Citi Bike hosting free outdoor bike-in screening of ‘The Goonies’

Fans of “The Goonies” may have many memorable scenes from the classic ‘80s movie — but who could forget Brand (Josh Brolin) stealing a bike from a little girl after he discovers his new tires have been popped.The film that shows how central bikes are to childhood adventures will be showing this...

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 8:41pm

Where to find the newest Citi Bike stations

Citi Bike started rolling out its expansion on the Upper West Side and Upper East Side Tuesday with the installation of new docking stations.Twenty-eight new stations will be installed uptown, from 85th to 100th streets, with additional stations to follow in Brooklyn.New stations are now open at...

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 9:09pm

Citi Bike peddles further into Manhattan, Brooklyn this summer

The wheels keep turning for Citi Bike and this summer more residents in Manhattan and Brooklyn will get the chance to hop on the blue bikes.Mayor Bill de Blasio and Motivate — the company that operates Citi Bike — announced Thursday that the bike share service will expand once again starting in...

Friday, May 20, 2016 - 1:40am

#Ridingmurals Indegos designed by kids hit streets

A unicorn, a watermelon-themed "Sweet Ride" and a mash-up of artisticstyleswill soon be seen on the side of Indego bicycles."It feels amazing -- I know I created it and everybody's going tobe riding it!" said IajaeTaylor, 11, one of the kids who helped design the new Riding Murals Indego bikes.The...

Monday, July 20, 2015 - 1:08pm

Are Indego riders more dangerous than regular cyclists?

On a warm night back in June, Michael Horowitz was walking through Dilworth Park. It was a beautiful night. He had just had dinner with his wife. There were children playing in the fountains. Then he heard a crash, and he saw a scene that boggled his mind. A man on a bike had ridden through the...

Monday, July 20, 2015 - 6:00am

Keep your cheeks off our seats, says Hubway

“For the love of all that is decent,” pleaded a particularly passionate Hubway spokesperson, “please consider the other riders.”The Boston bike-sharing service is urging discretion this weekend, when hundreds of cyclists plan do disrobe and pedal around Beantown in the nude as part of the annual...

Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 11:36am

Andrew Stober takes city-focused, not party-focused approach to politics

Andrew Stober says he sees city politics not as a Democratic nor Republican enterprise. That's why he's running as an Independent.The former chief of staff of the Mayor's Office of Transportation and Utilities, Stober, 37, of South Philly, announced his candidacy two weeks ago -- and just months...

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 10:07pm

Explore literary Philadelphia from your bike

Ride along on a five-stop Indego bike-share route from Logan Square to West Philly. Civil War sheet music and poet Marianne Moore’s entire Greenwich Village living room are only the beginning of the hidden gems found in the collections. Find out what else is waiting for you at the Parkway Central...

Friday, June 12, 2015 - 12:16am

Nine dead in Texas biker gang shooting at Twin Peaks bar, Waco

Reuters –Nine people were killed and 18 were injured on Sunday when a simmering feud among rival biker gangs boiled over at a sports bar in Waco, Texas, leading to a gun battle in the parking lot, police said.The clash took place outside the Twin Peaks Sports Bar and Grill at a shopping mall in the...

Monday, May 18, 2015 - 2:35pm

Indego bike share launches with fleet of riders rolling down the parkway

"Bike share is here!" Mayor Michael Nutter cheered as he led the first ever Indego bike riders on a victory ride down the Ben Franklin Parkway, before circling City Hall, waving at stunned passersby, and parking in a bike rental dock at the Municipal Services Building. Hundreds of riders followed....

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 1:39pm

Ready to ride? Indego bike share service launches Thursday

It's been hard to miss the bright blue Indego Bike Share docks getting installed around the city.Today, the bikes will be ready to roll.The Indego Bike Share program will launch at noon on Thursday in Eakins Oval with a ceremonial ride that's open to the public.There are multiple rental options....

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 2:55pm