Dockless Bike Share Coming to Some NYC Neighborhoods this Summer

Citi Bike has been a huge success and now dockless bike shearing is coming to NYC. Well not all of NYC yet, but just a few outerborough neighborhoods not currently served by Citi Bike. Mayor de Blasio announced that a pilot program is arriving in Coney Island and the Rockaways in July, with a second roll out planned the following month near Fordham University in the Bronx and on Staten Island’s North Shore. The NYC Department of Transportation made the announcement in two tweets.

The new bikes will not require physical docking stations, and will allow riders to rent them using their phones, “usually for $1 or $2 per ride”. Once the pilot ends in September, the DOT will evaluate whether the program should be expanded or discontinued.

Read more at Gothamist.

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