Red… Yellow… What?

A red and yellow status light on a Citi Bike Station

Of all the complaints that the Citi Bike software has received, such as bikes not being checked in with a reassuring green light or your entire trip history disappearing, the combination of yellow and red lights appearing at the same time was new to me.

I first saw the red light appear when I docked a bike at 21st St and 6th Ave, in Chelsea. What does that mean? I tried to remove the bike from the dock, but it would not come loose. I tried to checkout the bike, but the red light came on and would not let me take it. Was the bike just now totally unavailable?

My gone-yesterday-here-today-gone-tomorrow list of trips shows that the bikes I borrowed yesterday were returned. Maybe this particular station is buggy. Who knows?

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