Would You Pay 50 Percent More for Citi Bike in Order to Save It from Failure?

Would You Pay 50 Percent More for Citi Bike in Order to Save It from Failure?

New Yorkers are pretty used to fare hikes because of the MTA, but it looks like another form of transportation may soon be getting more expensive as well. The NY Daily News reports that…

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Citi Bike Celebrates Its First Birthday with $1 Day Passes and Free Cupcakes

Citi Bike Celebrates Its First Birthday with $1 Day Passes and Free Cupcakes

Citi Bike is officially a year old today, and to celebrate their first birthday they're offering day passes for just a dollar! The discounted fares will allow riders to take out the…

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Citi Bike Could Finally Be Expanding to More Neighborhoods with Help from NYC Investment Firm

Citi Bike Could Finally Be Expanding to More Neighborhoods with Help from NYC Investment Firm

A new investor could be stepping in to help Citi Bike expand to more neighborhoods. The Wall Street Journal reports that Alta Bicycle Share, which runs the bike sharing program, has…

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Could a Canadian Man Be the Savior of Citi Bike?

Could a Canadian Man Be the Savior of Citi Bike?

It's no secret that New York’s Citi Bike program is in financial trouble, but the person who could help to save it might come as a bit of a surprise. Bruno Rodi, a Quebec businessman…

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Citi Bike Reportedly Needs Millions in Funding to Stay Afloat

Citi Bike Reportedly Needs Millions in Funding to Stay Afloat

NYC’s Citi Bike system is in hot water, and the program's leaders are scrambling to raise tens of millions of dollars to keep it afloat. The Wall Street Journal reports that the…

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PHOTOS: Inhabitat Uses the ShareRoller to Turn a Regular Citi Bike into an Electric Bike

PHOTOS: Inhabitat Uses the ShareRoller to Turn a Regular Citi Bike into an Electric Bike

Photo courtesy of Jeff Guida Guida, a New York-based engineer and entrepreneur, created the ShareRoller after being turned off by Citi Bikes' hefty frames. "I kind of felt like I was…

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New Jersey Cities Hope to Launch New Regional Bike Share System

New Jersey Cities Hope to Launch New Regional Bike Share System

The cities of Hoboken, Jersey City and Weehawken in New Jersey are teaming up to launch a bike share system this summer that will offer 800 bikes, 50 bike stations and two…

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Nine Miles of New Bike Lanes Coming to Queens

Nine Miles of New Bike Lanes Coming to Queens

It may seem like Manhattan and Brooklyn have been receiving the lion's share of bike-related privileges, but Queens residents have made it clear that they enjoy biking too, dammit!…

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Citi Bike System Accidentally Exposes Credit Card Details of 1,000+ Customers

Citi Bike System Accidentally Exposes Credit Card Details of 1,000+ Customers

New York's Citi Bike share system is great for eco-minded urbanites, but the program has already experienced several glitches along the way. After angering a host of people for…

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How Citi Bikes Could Be Used to Generate Pedal-Powered Energy for NYC

How Citi Bikes Could Be Used to Generate Pedal-Powered Energy for NYC

An event at Universal Studios powered by people pedaling bikes equipped with ASE generators. Pedal-powered generators are nothing new. In fact, we've featured quite a few examples…

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Citi Bike Could Expand Earlier to Greenpoint and LIC to Alleviate G Train Shutdown

Citi Bike Could Expand Earlier to Greenpoint and LIC to Alleviate G Train Shutdown

The 12-weekend-long G train shutdown scheduled for this summer could end up being somewhat of a blessing in disguise for Long Island City and Greenpoint commuters. Community leaders in…

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How to Use Citi Bike Stations as Free Exercise Machines

How to Use Citi Bike Stations as Free Exercise Machines

The New Yorker called the new phenomenon on their June cover. If you, too, want to participate in these "free" cycling classes, there's really not much to it. Just walk to your…

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Today is Bike to Work Day in New York!

Today is Bike to Work Day in New York!

Photo from Shutterstock Throw your suit in a messenger bag and strap on your helmet because today is Bike to Work Day! Thousands of New Yorkers will be trading in their car, bus or…

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Citibike Bike Share Program Officially Delayed Again Due to Hurricane Sandy Damage

Citibike Bike Share Program Officially Delayed Again Due to Hurricane Sandy Damage

It looks like NYC cyclers will have to wait a bit longer for the Citi Bike bike share program - and this time, Hurricane Sandy is to blame. Just as we speculated last month, the New…

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Eight New Bike Lanes Are Coming to Midtown Manhattan!

Eight New Bike Lanes Are Coming to Midtown Manhattan!

Bicycles beside subway station photo from Shutterstock Rejoice bikers! New York’s Department of Transportation (DOT) recently announced plans to install eight new bike lanes on…

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54 NYC Bike Share Locations Revealed For Manhattan's West Side

54 NYC Bike Share Locations Revealed For Manhattan's West Side

The nation's largest Bike Sharing program, scheduled to launch in NYC with 600 stations and 10,000 bikes this July, recently revealed a plan for 54 of the bike sharing stations, most…

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New York City Bike Share Expected to Launch in July

New York City Bike Share Expected to Launch in July

With much talk about the forthcoming New York City Bike Share, the Department of Transportation (DOT) and Alta Bicycle Share have been giving sneak peaks of what's to come. Inhabitat…

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NYC Bike Share Will Have 600 Stations & 10,000 Bikes!

NYC Bike Share Will Have 600 Stations & 10,000 Bikes!

New Yorkers, it is time to rejoice! The city has finally selected Alta Bike Share of Portland, Oregon to install and manage our long-awaited public bike share program. The bike share…

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Municipalities in Long Island and Connecticut Launch Bike Share Programs

Municipalities in Long Island and Connecticut Launch Bike Share Programs

While we sit here twiddling our thumbs waiting for the Manhattan and Brooklyn bike share programs to get rolling, our suburban neighbors will be cruising away. Two municipalities, one…

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Bike and Roll Launches New 'Hop On Hop Off' Bike Rental Program in NYC

Bike and Roll Launches New 'Hop On Hop Off' Bike Rental Program in NYC

Bike rental company Bike and Roll unveiled a new 'hop on, hop off' program at Tavern on the Green in Central Park yesterday, just in time for another great season of summer cycling.…

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Finalists Chosen For Manhattan Bike Share Program

Finalists Chosen For Manhattan Bike Share Program

The city has reportedly chosen the finalists in the running to create New York City's first bike share program, set to start this summer.

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A Bike Share Program is Coming to Brooklyn!

A Bike Share Program is Coming to Brooklyn!

Downtown Brooklyn may soon be home to the borough's first bike share program.

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