Bicyclists

Bike Share

New York City's newest public transportation system, Citi Bike, launched in May 2013. The bike share system doesn't use any taxpayer money, and is even expected to create income for the city. The durable Citi Bikes and docking stations provide convenient and inexpensive mobility twenty-four hours a day, 365 days a year. Learn more about the station locations Learn more and sign up on the official Citi Bike website Get facts about bike share in New York

Bike Smart

Cycling is booming in New York. Commuter cycling has increased by 26% between 2008-2009 and more than doubled since 2005. The New York City Department of Health estimates that over a half million New Yorkers ride bikes. So what are you waiting for? Get safety tips Learn how to properly fit a helmet and how to get a free one Learn the rules for bikes on public transit

Resources for Riders

In addition to expanding the bike network, DOT encourages cycling installing outdoor bike parking and administering the Bikes in Buildings program, sponsoring events like Summer Streets. subscribe to NYCycles, DOT's monthly cycling email newsletter. Find bike routes and get an NYC Cycling Map Find bike parking throughout the city Bring your bike inside your workplace with Bikes in Buildings Learn about artists transforming bike infrastructure through DOT Art’s Barrier Beautification and Asphalt Art Activations programs

Commercial Cyclists and Businesses

Bikes are an inexpensive, fast, and efficient way to deliver goods. Find safety tips and resources for commercial cyclists and business owners to help make commercial bicycling safer. Learn more

Building the Network

New York City doubled bicycle commuting between 2007 and 2011, and aims to triple it by 2017. In New York City, 10% of auto trips are under one-half mile, 22% are under 1 mile and 56% are under 3 miles - distances readily served by bicycle. DOT has completed the City's ambitious goal of building 200 bike-lane miles in all five boroughs in just three years, nearly doubling the citywide on-street bike network while reshaping the city's streets to make them safer for everyone who uses them. Find ridership and safety statistics Find current bike route projects