The Bike Angels program – Citi Bike’s loyalty program – started a few years ago and allows Citi Bike member to earn points by redistributing bikes to stations running low across the city. By doing so, Bike Angels can earn members a week extension on their membership and redeem those points toward a limited number […]
If you’re a Citi Bike member then you may have received an email this afternoon with some great news. Citi Bike’s Ebikes will be available this winter. No date has been announced, so we’ll only have that timing to look forward to. While the company was planning on having the electric bikes back earlier, they […]
We’re excited that the Citi Bike program has finally started expanding into Harlem, Brooklyn and Queens, but this Lower East Side dweller was most excited to see that one of the newly-planned 140 stations includes a new station in Alphabet City.
Back in mid-July, Citi Bikers in the Lower Side Side/East Village received an email announcing that the Citi Bike station at 14th street and Avenue B would be removed.
New York City has added miles and miles of protected bike lanes over the last couple decades as ridership has increased many-fold.
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.
Are you considering Citi Bike? If you open a new annual membership, you can get a free month through if an active member refers you for a membership.
A couple of days ago, I wrote about receiving an email from Citi Bike stating that the bike I docked was still in the wild four hours later and that I was incurring charges for continued usage.
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…
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.
Picking a Citi Bike is a crap shoot. Other than kicking the tires, there’s not much you can do to ensure you chose a good or bad bike until you actually start riding the bike.
Citi Bike released 1,000 of their redesigned bikes this week. I wasn’t aware of the new bikes, so when I first came across one, it was a surprise.
Last year, Citi Bike introduced a new valet service to maintain balance throughout the bike sharing system.
This morning, an email from the new CEO of Citi Bike Jay Walder, landed in my inbox. The email announced their plans on improving the Citi Bike service in 2015.
Every so often when I log into my CitiBike account to check out my usage. Last month I came across a “Trip Completed” in my history.
It’s been about a month now since I started my Citi Bike membership. I love the program; it’s completely changed how I access the city.
I resisted Citi Bike for nearly a year. I liked the idea of the city’s bikeshare program, but since I already had a monthly MTA pass, my own bike sitting at home, I pushed off Citi Bike as a nice-to-have, but was more a luxury that I would only use from time-to-time.