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Park(ing) Day and Pop Parks Competition

Park(ing) Day is September 18th, 2009. This is where average New Yorkers and organizations reclaim public space by transforming parking spaces into Green zones.

ABOUT: from the website Parkingdaynyc.org

–The Idea

Park(ing) Day is an international event that reclaims parking spots and transforms them into engaging, people-friendly public spaces for one day a [...]

How many bikes does it take to fill a parking spot…

Answer, 42, if you use folding bikes.

from gizmodo.com

Bike! Bike! 2009

Today is the start of Bike! Bike!, a gathering of bicycle cooperatives from all over the US.

From their site: Bike! Bike! is an international annual conference organized by and for Not-For-Profit bike projects. It takes place in a different city within the United States each year (perhaps it will expand to one [...]

Help save the bike lanes on Staten Island.

Rob Foran sent me this message: “Staten Island’s elected officials and our local paper are trying to eliminate DOT bike lanes, and are encouraging drivers to park their cars and to drive in them. A motorist was recently arrested here for an alleged assault on a bicyclist. Website below has info and links to [...]

Bicycle Film Festival is in Los Angeles, August 26th-30th

More info visit: Bicycle Film Festival/LA

Bike Jumble 2, September 13th, Manhattan

Harry Schwartzman wanted to let everyone know that due to the big success of the first bike jumble in Brooklyn, its back in Manhattan.

Outdoor bicycle flea market Sunday September 13, 2009 Schoolyard on 4th Street between Ave B and C, Manhattan, NY . 10AM – 4PM

www.nybikejumble.com

“The New York [...]

Some Desktop bike art

Get some nice Wallpaper here.

Designed by Marco Zamora.

Time’s Up events, last week in August.

Newtown Creek- The Gunk Under Greenpoint Bike Tour Saturday, August 29th 4 p.m. Meet in front of East River State Park, North 8t Street and Kent Avenue

Jump on your bike and delve into the history, pollution and health of Newtown Creek. We’ll visit the best sites around the creek to discuss the past, [...]

8/26/09-Caption this photo

Bike Theft Round up…

Well the bike thievery hasn’t taken a break this summer. Here are some recent sad tales I’ve been sent. I apologize for the ones that were so late (I was on vacation)

The go backwards from most recent. August 25th, Will O’meara said his roomates bike was stolen from the hall of their building [...]