NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It’s back!
According to Citi Bike’s website, the company has started to bring stations back online following weekend maintenance.
According to Citi Bike’s Twitter, all stations were expected to be online later Saturday night.
Citi Bike was taken offline at 10 p.m. Friday for maintenance, and was initially set to be down for the weekend. Bikes were initially not to be available for checkout until Monday morning.
Citi Bike member accounts were also to be unavailable throughout the weekend. The membership sign-up page, Citi Bike station map and Citi Bike app were also unavailable.
Citi Bike said in an announcement that the work had been timed so members could get back pedaling by Monday morning. The company said once bikes are up and running again, Citi Bike would notify members by email and post updates to Twitter and Facebook.
All active Citi Bike memberships will also be extended for three days, and refunds will be issued to anyone who purchased a 24-hour pass on Friday, Citi Bike said. Refunds will also be issued for anyone who bought a seven-day pass earlier in the week.
“We know this closure was an inconvenience and have extended every Citi Bike Annual Membership by three days. The maintenance work successfully completed will form the foundation for a series of improvements to Citi Bike that we are excited to roll out this spring,” the company said in a statement Saturday night.
Citi Bike said the maintenance period was intended to “improve Citi Bike before the nicest riding weather begins.”