An article about this past Sunday, 8th annual memorial ride.
Photos: 20 More “Ghost Bikes” To Remember Killed Cyclists
By: John Del Signore
April 22nd, 2013
Photos by: Andrew Hinderaker/Ghost Bike Project
The Eighth Annual Memorial Ride for cyclists and pedestrians killed in traffic collisions in NYC was held yesterday, with participants pausing at twenty more sobering “ghost bikes” that have been added to our urban landscape in the past year. 136 pedestrians and 18 bicyclists were killed in crashes 2012, compared to 134 pedestrians and 22 bicyclists killed in 2011. (So far this year, at least two cyclists have been killed in traffic collisions.) Yesterday’s Memorial Ride attempted to draw focus to Queens, which organizers say is desperately in need of safety improvements.
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