Mayor de Blasio, Harlem’s Rodriguez, Espaillat And Others Announce Citi Bike Is Coming

Mayor Bill de Blasio, DOT Commissioner Polly Trottenberg and Jay Walder, President & CEO of Motivate announced today that Citi Bike had achieved its 50 millionth ride since the system’s launch in May 2013. Continue Reading →

Citi Bike’s Harlem Expansion Will kick Off Next Week

NY Curbed reports that in just a week from now, Citi Bike’s planned expansion in Harlem will officially get underway. Continue Reading →

Officials, Advocates Praise From Upper East Side To Harlem Transit Options

City officials and transportation advocates gathered on the Upper East Side to celebrate the neighborhood’s improved transportation options. Continue Reading →

CM Rodriguez Strengthens Call For Fair Fares And CitiBike Expansion

At the NYC Council Transportation Committee’s annual preliminary budget hearing, Harlem Chair Ydanis Rodriguez strengthened his call for the city to support lower income New Yorkers with half-priced fares. Continue Reading →

New Yorkers Are Riding Citi Bike to Transit And Paying For It

NYC Street Blog reports that Citi Bike is helping New Yorkers connect to trains and buses, according to a new report from the NYU Rudin Center for Transportation [PDF]. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rodriguez Leads Supermajority Endorse Public Funding For Citi Bike Expansion

Flanked by colleagues, Citi Bike riders and bike advocates, Ydanis Rodriguez, Chair of the City Council Transportation Committee, released this letter to Mayor de Blasio, signed by 34 Council Members, requesting funding in the upcoming budget for the expansion of Citi Bike to all five boroughs. Continue Reading →

Citi Bike (Not City Bike) To Expand To Astoria, Crown Heights And Finally Harlem

citibikes in harlemCity leaders and lawmakers met Monday to discuss the future of Citi Bike across the five boroughs and how best to expand the bike-share program. Continue Reading →

Uptown Elected Ydanis Rodriguez To Discuss Future Of Citi Bike From Harlem To Hollis

Councilmember-Ydanis-Rodriguez1 Uptown Council Transportation Chair Ydanis Rodriguez will host a committee hearing tomorrow, November 28th at 11 AM in the City Council chambers of City Hall, looking at what comes next for Citi Bike, following the completion of its planned expansion in 2017.

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Woman Robbed, Nearly Raped In Central Park

crime-tape-in-harlemA woman was robbed and sexually assaulted at Harlem Meer in Central Park on Monday night as she was jogging on East Drive near 107th Street, police said. Continue Reading →

#CarFreeNYC Initiative Celebrates Successful Launch Of Earth Day

earth day initiative 2016Last year, upper Manhattan Council member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chair of the City Council Transportation Committee was joined by colleagues Chin and Crowley, Nilda Mesa, Director Mayor’s Office of Sustainability. Continue Reading →

Citi Bike Will Expand Uptown With Its Station Network

EastHarlemCitiBikeThe good news: Citi Bike is expanding up to 130th Street later this year. The bad news: Stations in Morningside, Harlem, and East Harlem are going to be more spread out than the bike-share network below 59th Street. Continue Reading →