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Villager article on East Village bike lane protest

Not to leave out the East Village, here is an article from the Villager.

Bicycle-lane foe doesn’t get much traction at demo

By Lincoln Anderson Photo caption: Leslie Sicklick, left, and Jeff Underwood, owner of Continuum Cycles on Avenue B, debated bike lanes at the protest. Underwood thinks bike lanes should be in the [...]

The latest from NY Times on PPW bike lane protest

Here is an article from Bicycle Journalist, J. David Goodman from the New York Times:

Dueling Protests Over a Brooklyn Bike Lane By J. DAVID GOODMAN October 21, 2010, 12:18 pm New York Times-City Room Blog

(photo by: C.S. Muncy for The New York Times) Photo caption: New Yorkers both for and against bike [...]

PPW protest a success, for the bikers

Not sure the angry residents and Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz were expecting to be out numbered in their “call to action” against an already created bike lane on Prospect Park West this morning.

According to a number of reports on twitter and one on Streetsblog.org. It seemed like more people came out in [...]

They’re BACK!

Coming soon.

Protest against PPW bike lane

The madness continues. Now angry residents have turned their sights on the new Prospect Park West bike lane. Their anger to the loss of parking, having to slow down, look both ways when crossing streets and hatred of cyclists riding on sidewalks has been manifested into one big scapegoat, a painted place for cyclists [...]

October & Halloween Time’s Up events

Here are the latest Time’s Up events:

Halloween Critical Mass and Halloween Dance Party! Next Friday, October 29th- Mark you calendars! Also, join us for our first Shark Attack Dance Ride this Thursday- see events calendar for details. ***************** ***************** Come join us for the rides, events and workshops listed below. Details follow the [...]

Breaking news-critical mass settlement

Looks like we’re not a bunch of anarchist bike riders complaining about police misconduct, after all.

This week a landmark settlement was handed down from the city to pay participants of the monthly critical mass ride for harassment and false arrest.

Read more from the New York Times.

N.Y. / Region Section

Bike [...]

More info about PPW bike lane actions

From the words of writer, professor, activist and all around concerned citizen of Brooklyn: Ben Shepard:

What: Park Slope Neighbors’ Bike Ride and Walk in Support of the new Prospect Park West bike lanes and pedestrian safety improvements When: 8AM, Thursday, October 21st Where: Meet up at Grand Army Plaza RSVP and share [...]

Bike Lane Protests and survey.

You probably heard, last Friday there was a protest against Mayor Bloomberg’s aggressive campaign of putting in new bike lanes, with a target of the new one on 1st Ave. in Manhattan.

Gothamist covered the action with this story.

(a couple of pro-bike lane supporters, photo by: Zoë Schlanger/Gothamist)

I’m sorry, but [...]

a quote in the NY Times

J. David Goodman of the NY Times, quoted me in his latest bicycle related story. We spoke briefly about the recent filming of Premium Rush, a new Hollywood movie about NYC messenger life. I hadn’t really wrote much on this film, even though I work in that industry, mostly because the reports I got [...]