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Time’s Up will be at Summer Streets

So even though the D.O.T. won’t recognize Time’s Up at their event, this wonderful environmental organization which for over 20 years has done so much for biking in NYC, will be there.

The first of three CAR-FREE Summer Street Saturday’s is this weekend, 8/9 from 7am – 1pm.

COME CELEBRATE SUMMER STREETS Time’s Up! Style

Saturday, August 9th

more info here.

Early Bird Ride: 7 a.m., Brooklyn Bridge (Manhattan side)

Bicycling Decorating Workshop: 9 a.m., Astor Place Cube at Lafayette and 8th Street

Green Streets Parade: 12noon, Astor Place Cube at Lafayette and 8th Street

More details below…

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This summer, seven miles of Manhattan streets will be free of cars and full of fun during three Summer Streets Saturdays (Aug 9, 16 & 23). For two decades, Times Up! has been demonstrating that bikes are part of the solution to our environmental woes. Non-polluting transportation’s time has come!

Join us on Saturday, August 9, as we celebrate with fun events. Let’s show the world what car-free streets can really look like.

EARLY BIRD BIKE RIDE

Saturday, 8/9/2008,

7:00 am at Brooklyn Bridge

SW corner of Chambers & Centre St/Park Row.

Be the first to ride on the car-free route when Summer Streets 2008

officially begins. Experience NYC with streets that are safe and

stress-free! We’ll ride together for about an hour and enjoy the

fume-free morning air.

BICYCLE DECORATING WORKSHOP

Saturday, 8/9/2008

9:00am-noon at the Astor Cube

Lafayette & 8th Street

Beautify your bike in preparation for the Green Streets Parade

(details below). Feel free to bring your own props. We will also have

decorations on hand to help make your bike, board or scooter

eye-catching for the parade. Time’s Up! volunteer mechanics will be

on hand if you need a quick bike repair

GREEN STREETS BIKE PARADE

Saturday, 8/9/2008,

Noon at Astor Place Cube (Lafayette & 8th Street)

This family-friendly event will include the Bike Lane Liberation

Clowns, music and a few surprises! Bring your kids, your grandparents,

your sweethearts, your bikes, your skates, and even your dogs. Help

make this a new summer-in-the-city tradition that everyone can

celebrate!

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