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Citi Bike sees cold-weather riders

Citi Bike

(Credit: Citi Bike rack from the Jan. 3 winter storm (Getty))

The cold snap that froze New York couldn't keep Citi Bikes in their docks.

Citi Bike said yesterday that 6,669 trips were taken on Tuesday, when temperatures dropped to 4 degrees in Central Park -- the coldest Jan. 7 since 1896.

The program started May 27 and has clocked in more than 11 million miles from its launch to the end of 2013....

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Citi Bike made up about a third of all bike traffic in service area: Officials

citi bike

(Credit: Getty)

The city is smitten with Citi Bike, according to new data from the Department of Transportation.

Citi Bike rentals made up about a third of all bicycle traffic in service areas on an average day in August, accounting for about 33,000 trips daily, according to data released Thursday from the DOT.

Overall, New Yorkers and vistors made about 113,000 bike trips daily in August in Citi Bike...

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