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Want help navigating the city by bike? The official NYC Bike Map is published each year. Plan your route or find a bike shop in your neighborhood.
Download or request a free copy of the NYC Bike Map
Bike share gives New Yorkers a fun, easy, and efficient way to get around the city without having to worry about bike storage or maintenance. Find out how to unlock a bike and get riding today.
Learn more about bike share and find a station near you
Sign up to become a Citi Bike member
Learn about NYC’s Dockless Bike Share Pilot
Cycling is booming in New York City. DOT provides helpful information to make your ride safer and easier, and gives away free bicycle helmet at events throughout the city.
Learn more about NYC DOT’s Safety Education for cyclists
Find an upcoming helmet fitting event on the NYC Events Calendar
Green Wave: A Plan for Cycling in New York City report
Building Bike Lanes
New York City is home to the largest bicycle network in North America, with over 1,200 miles of bike routes. To accelerate the growth of safe cycling, DOT is building a system of bicycle routes that traverse and connect all five boroughs.
Learn more about current bicycle route projects
Greenways in NYC
Ridership Statistics and Reports
DOT evaluates how bicycle lanes impact safety, mobility, and economic vitality in New York City through studies, pilot programs, and bicycle counts. Explore current bicycling trends and download available DOT cycling datasets.
View bicycle counts
Review network and safety statistics
Review annual reports and studies
DOT provides free bicycle parking racks throughout the five boroughs. Learn more about DOT’s requirements and suggest new locations for street furniture.
Learn more about bicycle parking
More Resources for Riders & Residents
NYC Bike Laws
Cyclists have all the rights and are subject to all of the duties and regulations applicable to drivers of motor vehicles.
Download a complete list of New York City bicycle rules (pdf)
Commercial and Delivery Cyclists
Bikes are an inexpensive, fast, and efficient way to deliver goods. In addition to the biking laws, the city has laws and rules that to help make commercial cycling safer.
Get more tips for commercial cyclists and businesses
Bikes on Transit
Did you know bikes are allowed on New York City subways at all times?
Learn more about bike policies on the subway and get tips for a smoother ride
Bikes in Buildings
The Bikes in Buildings Program aims to increase bicycle commuting by providing cyclists with secure parking during the workday.
Learn more about the Bicycle Access to Office Buildings law and program requirements
Subscribe to NYCycles
Receive information about cycling events, workshops and new bicycle projects.
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