Only in America, with our car culture running so deep to the days of Henry Ford and Robert Mosses would our politicians like Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz bash bike lanes.
Infrastructure that has already been approved by the city council, local community boards, been painted, constructed and reviewed by the DOT.
According to Streetsblog’s Ben Fried, “Earlier this week, friends and family members of traffic violence victims wrote to Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, asking him to stop standing in the way of street improvements to make walking and biking safer. They had lost loved ones and seen lives disrupted by crashes that could have [...]
Time’s Up donned the Paul Revere horses and rang out the cry: “Walmart is coming!”
Yesterday was a rally against the mega corporation who is trying to open a store in NYC.
Time’s Up has photos of their bike ride and rally here. Photos taken by Brennan.
There is also a story in [...]
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One of the hardest working couriers and race organizers in NYC, Diablo, (JC Ramirez)
had his bike stolen today in front of the Chrome Store. (238 Mulberry-Manhattan)
Be on the look out!
Cycle Chic is a brand name dedicated to a whole group of blogs who report on the fashionable side of bicycles. It all stems from Copenhagen with appropriately named: Copenhagencyclechic.com.
They recently had a nice video of the bicycle share program in Washington DC:
Capital Bikeshare Chic from Aurash Khawarzad on Vimeo.
This was a rather funny request.
I do get strange requests from time to time for posting events and bike related products. I guess it’s because I’m so hip and plugged into the pulse of the people, discovering the amazing awesomeness of the bicycle.
So I guess it came as no surprise [...]