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New York City's Citi Bike coming to Hunter's Point South

Posted on 11/13/2014 by New Yorker

In the first phase of a massive expansion, Citi Bike is slated to come to Long Island City and the Hunter's Point South neighborhood in the spring of 2015. The public bicycle sharing system serving parts of New York City has announced that it is officially expanding its operations to the Queens waterfront. According to Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer’s office and subsequent media reports the area is likely to be equipped with 10 docking stations, although some of these sites may be up for review while others added.

Planned LIC docking stations

- Center of 48th Avenue near Vernon Boulevard – This station will have 31 docks and will be located in a no-parking area of the street)
- Center of Vernon Boulevard near 50th Avenue (Vernon Mall) – This station will have 31 docks and will be located in a public park or plaza.
- North side of 45th Road near 11th Street (Murray Playground) – This station will have 27 docks and will be located on the sidewalk.
- South side of 46th Avenue near Jackson Avenue – This station will have 23 docks and will be located in a no-parking area of the street.
- South side of 44th Drive near Jackson Avenue – This station will have 35 docks and will be located on private property (pending)
- West side of 21st Street near 43rd Avenue – This station will have 23 docks and will be located on the sidewalk.
- West side of 21st Street near Queens Plaza North – This station will have 31 docks and will be located on the sidewalk.
- South side of Queens Plaza North near Crescent Street – This station will have 31 docks and will be located on the sidewalk.
- East side of 31st Street near Thomson Avenue – This station will have 27 docks and will be located in a no-parking area of the street.
- West side of 2nd Street near 54th Avenue (Hunters Point Ferry Terminal) – This station will have 31 docks and will be located on private property (pending)


 

By the end of 2017, City Bike is expected to double in size and have 6,000 additional bikes and over 375 new stations.

 

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