A growing call for a northbound bike lane on Amsterdam Avenue earned Levine's support.
The victim caught up to the man who snatched his phone, police said, but was punched from behind.
The bike sharing program expects to double its number of bikes as it expands over the next two years.
Three stations on the Upper West Side were moved to accomodate residents' preferences, the DOT said.
Officer Joshua Vincek issued 1,249 tickets to cyclists on the Upper West Side in the last three years.
Two men were arrested for stealing Citi Bikes that were last docked at Spruce Street.
Residents pointed to a number of proposed locations that they believe will be too dangerous.
The board is worried new Citi Bike riders will get hurt without a northbound protected bike lane.
The Department of Transporation is hosting a Community Board 6 planning meeting on Thursday.
The incident happened on a Saturday night near Rogers Avenue in Crown Heights.
There have been 27 thefts so far this year, compared to just one last year.
He's been robbing people in Gramercy, Midtown and Flatiron, police said.
The new stations will reach as far as Utica Avenue and enrollment will start this summer, DOT says.
The 39 stations will mostly sit along roadways and not on sidewalks, DOT officials said.
The blue bikes are headed to Brooklyn's Community Board 6.
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