A new Citi Bike Station on 59th and Tenth Avenue is tied for the largest in the city. Both this new station and one in Murray Hill have 79 bikes.
The installation of these new bikes is part of a citywide initiative that hopes to increase the amount of bike sharing in the city. The bike sharing system offers many benefits to riders, including an inexpensive mode of transportation, reduced subway and car traffic, and efficiency.
We just added 24 new docks to our station at W 59th St & 10th Ave, making it one of our largest stations with 79 total docks!
This upgrade will benefit both West Side residents and those who commute to the area. ? pic.twitter.com/U9CIvKvY3m
— Citi Bike (@CitiBikeNYC) February 6, 2019
These additional bikes are just some of the larger plan which hopes to add an additional 1,250 more bikes, and 2,500 more bikes to some of NYC’s most frequently used Citi Bike stations. With additional bikes, riders will have more available to them at busy times, when there are often a few or even no bikes left in the docks.
Before the weather warms up, Citi Bike plans to add many more docks throughout Manhattan. Riders on the Upper West Side can enjoy biking through the wide streets and parks of the neighborhood.
Find a nearby Citi Bike through their station map.
Featured images c/o Citi Bike.