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NY Magazine’s: Everything Guide to the Bike Commute

Intro 87, which will become the law: Bikes-in-Buildings effective December 11, will require certain buildings in NYC to allow bicycle commuters to bring their rides into their place of work. This is the first step in a series of necessities for encouraging more bicycle commuting in NYC. Of course, then you have to figure out what to do with your bike at work.

To Start the ball rolling here is a handy guide from New York Magazine:

The Everything guide to the bike commute.

Not a huge wealth of information but good to see a big city rag like this is realizing the growth potential (marketability) of the bicycle and actually helping people to use them.

Shout out to Amanda Hickman, for a quote.

Here is a sample:
Good Morning, Freight Elevator
Before you can store your bike in the conference room, there are some forms to file. How to make it happen.
by: David Sax.
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The city’s new Bicycle Access Law, which comes into effect December 11, requires office buildings to allow bikes on freight elevators, so commuters can store their rides safely indoors. But it also leaves a few questions hanging—like, what do you do with the bike once it’s inside? Maybe your building is already commuter-friendly, with a shared space to lock up bikes during the day. But if it’s not, companies have to file a “Bicycle Access Plan” with their landlord—even after the new law goes into effect. According to the biking-advocacy group Transportation Alternatives, you might have to take matters into your own hands. Here’s how.

read this page here.

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