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A Citi Bike station in Manhattan (file/credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Bloomberg Officially Launches NYC’s Long-Awaited Bike Sharing Program

New York City’s controversial bike share program rolled out on Monday for roughly 15,000 annual members who will have one week of exclusive access before daily and weekly memberships start on June 2.

05/27/2013

A Citi Bike station in Manhattan (file/credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Bloomberg Says Market Will Decide Success Of Bike Sharing Program

More than 9,000 people who have signed up for the program will be able to ride starting Monday. The bikes will be available to anyone starting June 2.

05/24/2013

Some Village residents said their cars were wrongly towed to make room for Citi Bike sharing stations. (credit: CBS 2)

City ‘Deeply Concerned’ Over Shady Towing Practices To Make Room For Citi Bike Stations

In order to make way for those controversial bike docking stations, some residents claim their cars were towed without warning and they were illegally forced to pay cash to get them back.

04/30/2013

Citi Bike station (credit: Handout)

Registration Opens For Annual Membership Of NYC’s Bike Share Program

Annual memberships cost $95 and provide one year of unlimited free rides lasting 45 minutes or less. The first 5,000 to sign up will receive “Founding Member” keys, ride exclusively during first week of launch and receive a $10 discount on three major bike helmet brands.

04/15/2013

Citi Bike Docking Station - New York, NY. (credit: Stan Brooks / 1010 WINS)

Sadik-Khan: NYC Bike-Sharing System Set To Launch Next Month

The Transportation Commissioner said that roughly half the bike stations were moved from their originally proposed locations after input from neighbors.

04/09/2013