Citi Bike Miami Member Update: New Station Installation Complete

Dear Members,

Our station replacement in Miami Beach is now complete to transition the entire program to “Citi Bike Miami.”  Bicycles and membership key fobs may now be used interchangeably between Miami (Downtown) and Miami Beach.

A new type of key fob is being issued for the new Citi Bike system (older DecoBike membership cards and member accounts will not work on the new system). DecoBike members will need to sign up for the new system, it is not an automatic process unfortunately due to governmental PCI compliance requirements.

Please register for your new membership today: www.citibikemiami.com .  If you have any questions, please send us an email: customerservice@decobike.com

A new Citi Bike Miami mobile app will be released in the coming weeks. In the meantime, please use citibikemiami.com to locate stations and available bikes. We also have new social media outlets as well for members and patrons to stay connected with news, event, giveaways and program updates:

www.facebook.com/citibikemiami

www.twitter.com/citibikemiami

www.instagram.com/citibikemiami

#CitiBikeMiami

#UnlockMiami
Thank you!

 

Citi Bike Miami Launch Event: Let’s get ready to Roll! | Saturday December 13th @ Bayfront Park, Miami

Citi Bike Miami Final Launch Event Invite DEC 13

CITI BIKE® MIAMI LAUNCH EVENT

WHEN:          Saturday, December 13th from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

WHERE:        Bayfront Park Promenade – 301 Biscayne Blvd

WHAT:           In October, Citi and DECOBIKE announced that Miami’s popular bike share program would be rebranded as Citi Bike and expanded to Downtown Miami. To celebrate the launch of the expanded Citi Bike program, Citi will host a community event that includes:

  • Miami Street Skills: A street skills bike course will test riders with Miami-themed obstacles
  • Live Mural Painting: Celebrated local artist Jesse Nite will paint a Miami-themed mural
  • Music: Performance by Afrobeta & local DJ’s Lolo, Laura G of Miami and Tony G will provide a flavor of the local music scene
  • Food: Local restaurants and food trucks will serve free food throughout the day including Panther Coffee, Gigi’s, Ms. Cheezious and more.
  • Free 1-Day Membership Giveaways

MEDIA RSVP:          Andrew Brent – andrew.brent@citi.com

GENERAL EVENT INFO:  info@decobike.com

DecoBike Miami & Miami Beach is Transitioning to Citi Bike Miami

Citi to Sponsor Miami Bike Share Program and Enable Major Expansion to Downtown Miami

MIAMI, Oct 04, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Citi and DECOBIKE today announced that Citi will become the title sponsor of the Miami Beach bike share program and enable a major expansion of the system to Downtown Miami and Coconut Grove. The current program launched in 2011 with 1,000 bikes at 100 stations throughout Miami Beach. The expanded ‘Citi Bike’ program, which will feature a total of 1,750 bikes at 170 stations, will launch in November 2014. Citi will be title sponsor of the program for at least five years, and DECOBIKE will continue as the program operator.

“Citi is thrilled to introduce Citi Bike in Miami and enable the expansion of the program from the beach to destinations throughout the Downtown area,” said Heather Cox, Chief Client Experience, Digital and Marketing Officer for Global Consumer Banking at Citi. “As we know firsthand from our experience with Citi Bike in New York, bike share programs are a convenient, healthy and sustainable way for people to travel within the city. Citi Bike Miami offers a new way for Citi to be a part of people’s everyday lives, and we are proud to align ourselves with it.”

“The bike share program on Miami Beach has been a tremendous success these past several years, and now thanks to Citi’s participation, we will be able to expand the program Downtown,” said DECOBIKE Chief Marketing Officer Colby Reese. “The Citi Bike program will provide a new and healthy way to get in and around Downtown Miami and to and from the beach for Miami residents and tourists alike.”

The Miami Beach bike-share program has been highly successful since its launch more than three years ago, with 4.5 million rides taken to date. With the expansion, in addition to providing access to locations throughout Miami Beach, the Citi Bike program will soon provide connections to new destinations, such as Bayside Marketplace, American Airlines Arena, Miami Performing Arts Center, Pérez Art Museum Miami, Bayfront Park, Coconut Grove, Mary Brickell Village, Wynwood and Miami’s financial district.

“As a result of working closely with officials in Miami and Miami Beach, we are very excited to deliver a large and robust bike sharing program with a regional presence that will operate as one of the nation’s most heavily used systems,” said DECOBIKE President Ricardo Pierdant. “We thank them for all of their support.”

“The ongoing revitalization of Downtown Miami brings together a world-class business district with a vibrant residential community and a flourishing hub for arts, culture, sports and retail,” said Miami Mayor Tomas P. Regalado. “Citi Bike aligns with that growth by adding a valuable and sustainable transportation network that will enhance access to destinations and reduce congestion throughout the area.”

Citi’s sponsorship of the Miami bike share program builds on the success of its title sponsorship of the Citi Bike program in New York City, the nation’s largest bike share program that launched in May 2013. In its first 16 months, Citi Bike riders in New York took more than 13.2 million trips and traveled more than 23 million miles.

Citi Bike Miami provides hourly, monthly and annual membership options at varied price points. As with the Citi Bike program in New York, those who use their Citi credit or debit card to purchase an annual membership will receive a $15 statement credit. In addition to the new bikes and stations to be rolled out Downtown in November 2014, new Citi Bike bicycles and equipment will be installed at existing Miami Beach locations throughout 2015. For more information, visitcitibikemiami.com.

The new Citi Bike Miami program is part of Citi’s community engagement in Miami, which includes Citi being the Community Sponsor of the New World Symphony, America’s Orchestral Academy, for its 2014-15 season. Through that relationship, Citi will be the presenting sponsor of the New World Symphony’s WALLCAST™ concert series at Miami Beach SoundScape. Citi will also be the presenting sponsor of the SoundScape Cinema Series, an initiative of the City of Miami Beach.

“As Citi continues to grow in Miami, we want to support quality of life initiatives, enhance our engagement with existing and prospective clients and increase our visibility throughout the city,” said Citi Retail Banking Miami Market President Diane Ryan. “Citi Bike Miami and our new partnerships with New World Symphony and the City of Miami are examples of new ways we are doing that.”

Follow the Citi Bike Miami program online:

www.twitter.com/citibikemiami

www.facebook.com/citibikemiami

www.instagram.com/citibikemiami

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