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Fundraiser for Bikes Not Bombs in Boston

Bikes not Bombs is an amazing organization in Boston. They teach youth and adults important mechanical skills like bike repair and maintenance. Run a successful bike shop and ship thousands of bicycles to developing countries all over the globe.

They will be having a fundraiser on February 15th. [...]

Love your Lanes Campaign, Ride and Party.

Time’s Up is always looking for the positive and turning lemons into that sweet tangy juice, so in their latest Lemonade project, is about love for bike lanes. So, if the Hasidic community is irate over the lose of parking or there are too many pedestrians in the bike lane down Broadway, Time’s Up [...]

Stimulate the bike!

Not to be left out of all of us bikebloggers, blogging about the same thing…I wanted to post this about a worthy website.

Andy in Ithaca, NY has started stimulusbike.typepad.com Whats this you ask? Another bike porn website…dirty minds. Its more about gathering like-minded bike enthusiasts and green conscious people not to use the [...]

Roller Race and Auction for Recycle-a-Bicycle

Jan 27: Roller Race and Auction!

Race on the famous Bike Works Barelli Competition Rollers, watch spills and 200rpm sprints! Join us at Galapagos DUMBO for a roller race and auction to benefit Recycle-A-Bicycle with guest NYC DoT Commissioner Jeanette Sadik-Khan.

Tuesday, January 27 at 6:30 p.m. Galapagos Art Space (directions) 16 Main Street, [...]

Time’s Up Inauguration Bike Parade

Inauguration Bike Parade Tuesday, January 20th at 2:00 pm Meet under the arch in Washington Square Park Rain or snow cancels the ride.

Can’t be in D.C. for the big event on Tuesday? Hop on your own seat of power and join the fun in NYC with the Time’s Up! Inauguration Bike Parade. [...]

reports on Memorial Ride

Sunday, January 4th, was the 4th annual memorial ride, paying respect to cyclists and pedestrians who were killed in 2008, by motor vehicles.

The multi-borough ride was organized by the Street Memorial Project.

There is a video on streetsblog

and a report from Jefferson Siegel from the Villager and Downtown Express: (photos [...]

MTA makes train cars more bike-friendly

MTA adds bike hooks on their M7 trains according to Aaron Naparstek of Streetsblog.

Perhaps this is the beginning of a seamless relationship for people who want to combine their commutes with the MTA. you can send comments about these hooks at: surveys@mnr.org.

This is a prime time to get feedback to the [...]

Report of Clown ride, Kent Ave.

Here is a report form the clown ride on the Kent Ave. bike lane in Brooklyn from Gothamist.com

One commenter on Gothamist responded about the proposed greenway in Williamsburg, which could be a welcome alternative to inefficient bike lanes. Included is a link to the brooklyn greenway website.

#2: There is a [...]

Transportation Alternatives Brooklyn Commitee

Get involved in making Brooklyn more bike friendly and come to the Transportation Alternatives Brooklyn Committee Meeting.

Thursday, December 18th at 7:00pm at the Soda Bar-629 Vanderbilt (between St. Marks and Prospect Place) Prospect Heights.

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The agenda will be working towards 10 projects to work on in 2009, including Kent ave. [...]

At least we know where they stand…

Next to their Gas Guzzling SUV’s…. picture by: Steven Hirsch

picture of: City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and her city-owned Chevy Suburban.

taken from another article by Ben Fried from streets Blog.org

Make way for more budget cuts…including for bicycle infrastructure.

Article: City Council Proposes Slashing Funds for Bike Network

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