Citi Bike, 10 Years Old and Part of New York’s Street Life

Published by The New York Times on May 26, 2023

The bike-share service has grown and spread into more city neighborhoods, and it even had a cameo on “Succession.”

On Wednesday, we said happy birthday to the Brooklyn Bridge and celebrated how transformative it was. Citi Bike is only 10, as of tomorrow, but it, too, has changed the city in many ways.

Citi Bike, operated by the ride-share company Lyft, has tried to count those ways.

It says its initial fleet of 6,000 bicycles went out on 46,854 rides in that first week on the streets, enough to put the entire population of Palm Springs, Calif., or Charlottesville, Va., on two-wheelers.

Read the full article on The New York Times website.