Bike Sharing Program Brings 400 Bikes to the Bronx




By David Greene

 

NEW YORK– The Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced the launching of two pilot programs and bikes chained to fences and poles are now being spotted across the borough. 

 

Department of Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg joins Borough President Ruben Diaz, Ryan Rzepecki of JUMP Bike and Jay Walder of Citi Bike announce the pilot program at Tremont Park on July 30.–Photo by David Greene

 

The DOT has announced 200 JUMP Bikes and 200 Citi Bikes are now available through either the Citi Bike App or through the Uber App. 

 

The bikes are pedal-assisted, meaning the 250-watt motor will help Bronxites over the boroughs hills and folks with bad knees complete their journey. 

 

 

The cost for either bike is $2 for a 30-minute ride and you can lock it up at just about anywhere.



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