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Jul 29, 2015

Is Citi Bike Coming to Astoria?

We all know that Citi Bike is finally coming to Queens. By the end of August of this year, L.I.C will have 12 new docks in their hood. This will (…)

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We all know that Citi Bike is finally coming to Queens. By the end of August of this year, L.I.C will have 12 new docks in their hood. This will be the first time the popular blue bikes make an appearance in Queens.

So what about Astoria? Citi Bike recently announced that by the end of 2017 they plan on doubling the number of bicycles in operation.  This expansion does include Astoria as per the expansion plan below. So get ready Astorians, because, with a new bike design and improved software, Citi Bike will be riding its way over to a corner near you.

CB Expan. PlanPhoto Courtesy of Citi Bike

How do you feel about Citi Bike in Queens? Let us know in the comments.

2 Comments

Callie

Can’t wait for citi bikes to come to Astoria! It will be so much more convenient to bike to the train station, or to just run errands in the hood. Wish it was sooner though!

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Kevin Connolly

It’s just amazing that City property is being given to a profit making enterprise without bidding and with engineered pseudo consent. The docks aren’t being installed on the blocks of the favored few. WHERE ARE THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENTS FOR THIS? Oh, right, the City decided that they are not . needed. It’seniugh to make me think of voting for you-know-who

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