Living near the East Village, it’s not a rare occurrence to find the two Citi Bike stations nearest my apartment completely bare. When it happens, I have to walk to a station a couple extra streets to grab a bike.
Would you rather have a car pick you up from your home and zip you directly to your destination or take the subway? Usually the subway is cheaper than a private car, but with Lyft Line, the price difference isn’t much.
At 2:30 AM in the morning, I received the “OH CRAP” automated email from Citi Bike customer service telling you that something is amiss. You may have seen this subject line: Looks like you’ve had that Citi Bike out for a while…
As with any large metropolitan area, there are invisible boundaries known only to the denizens of that city. In Manhattan, there are downtown, midtown or uptown designations, but no official borders, so where does each start and end?
After much discussion and community input (complaining, letter-sending and yelling), a plan has been agreed on for the approximately 80 new stations planned for the Upper East Side and Upper West Side of Manhattan.