Who are Bike Angels?
Bike Angels are Citi Bike members that earn rewards and help improve the Citi Bike system, just by riding a bike! We work hard to manage bike availability, and we understand it's frustrating when a station has too few bikes or docks. That’s why we we believe our riders should be rewarded for trips they take that help their fellow riders. Sign up is open to all Citi Bike annual members!
How to earn points
The dynamic Bike Angels map online or in the Citi Bike app shows which stations are awarding Bike Angel points for picking up or dropping off a bike. In many cases, earning points is as simple as starting your trip from a station that’s near your "home station" or docking a short walk from your destination. Points earn rewards like gift cards, membership extensions, unique Citi Bike keys and more.
“I like to do a 'Bike Angels workout' where I'll bike north in Central Park to an empty station, then run back down the park and repeat a few times.”
Kelly, Lower East Side
“I’m not really a counter-commuter but I tend to check the Bike Angels map before each of my Citi Bike trips, and I earn a lot of points that way.”
Daniel, West Village
“I’m actually really proud to tell people I’m a Bike Angel, especially if I return a bike or free up a dock and see it used within a couple seconds.”
Upward “pick-up” arrows mark the stations full of bikes or likely to need docks soon. Take a bike from these stations and you’ll earn points.
Downward "drop-off” arrows indicate stations in need of bikes.
Example tripsPick-Up Station → Neutral Station = 1 pt
Neutral Station → Drop-Off Station = 1 pt
Pick-Up Station → Drop-Off Station = 2 pts
Tips for earning points
Citi Bike App
After signing up to be a Bike Angel, iOS users can turn on the Bike Angels map layer to view station scores with the map.
If the map layer does not appear, delete and reinstall the app!
Bookmark this page for easy access to the web map (works on mobile browsers).
Monthly Rewards (July 2017)
Share a Ride
|Above 80 pts||
Power Angel Reward
Monthly Leaderboard ()
Annual Bike Angel StatusOn top of monthly rewards, Bike Angels can earn annual rewards and perks for different levels of Bike Angel Status
|Angel Status||Point Threshold||Reward|
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