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Possible bike access on Tappan Zee Bridge

In NYC there are a lot of borough-borough connections for bikes, mainly due to all the bridge crossings with bike paths. However, when it comes to longer rides and day trips, besides the George Washington Bridge (via New Jersey) their is limited access outside of the five boroughs. This situation may change with a […]

NYPD grilled about cyclists deaths makes the news

Two more articles about the NYPD’s investigation or lack there of into the death of cyclist Mathieu Lefevre and they way they handle similar traffic deaths.

One from the Village Voice: Council Grills NYPD About Cycling Death By Nick Pinto, February 22nd, 2012.

And the one from the New York Times: City Council looks […]

Kingsbridge Armory Article

With one month to go to submit proposals, here is another article about plans for the Kingsbridge Armory in the Bronx, that will hopefully include cycling.

Bicycles and Basketballs Could be in the Armory’s Future By: Jeanmarie Evelly Published: February 22nd, 2012

There’s less than a month left for those ‘vying to take […]

NYPD grilled about investigation of Cyclist Death

This Wednesday (2/16/12) morning was a meeting of the City Council Transportation Committee: NYPD Accident Response & Enforcement.” The hearing was lead by ongoing investigation of slain cyclist Mathieu Lefevre.

Time’s Uplead a bike ride to the event and was on hand for the proceedings.

Times up volunteer Barbara Ross filed this report:

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Velodrome in the Bronx?

ABC News story on proposals for the Kingsbridge Armory including a new Velodrome.

City reopens proposals for Kingsbridge Armory site Friday, January 27, 2012

NEW YORK (WABC) — Military use of the Bronx Kingsbridge Armory ended in 1996, and since then, it has sat vacant.

A plan to convert it to a retail […]

Cyclists in NYC, pay tickets and with our lives

While the NYPD have no problem being thorough about ticketing cyclists for minor traffic violations, such as $270.00 for running a red light, they seem unable to but as much time and energy into investigating a cyclists death, caused by a truck driver breaking similar laws.

This became evident recently when the NYPD was […]

Stop Dragon my bike around

Happy Year of the Dragon. Dragon bike that is.

Seen on wheelhouse bikes twitter feed.

The saga for justice of a killed cyclist

On going saga of one family trying to get justice, or at least a proper investigation behind the death of their son, Mathieu Lefevre.

From Gothamist:

Family Of Killed Cyclist Mathieu Lefevre Sues NYPD For Withholding Information Article and Photo by: John Del Signore

On Friday, the NYPD finally released the […]

BX velodrome rollers benefit

(photo by: Suzanne DeChillo-NY Times)

Except for a few feature films and commercial shoots, the Kingsbridge Armory has remained mostly empty for more than a decade, but is a very hot and much anticipated property in the South Bronx.

There are new developments in the works as interested parties are working on proposals […]

Five borough bike tour lottery ticketing

Bike NYC announces a new change in it’s tickets to the largest group ride in America, a lottery system.

Here is a New York Times article explaining how the TD five borough bike tour has changed its policy partly due to the popularity increase of cycling in NYC.

Bike Tour’s Popularity Leads to […]