No surprise, more hate-speak from the NY Post claiming our DOT commissioner might be a crazy nut job for daring to limit motor vehicle traffic. This time the rant is about a 34th Street mass transit corridor.
Janette’s big transitway a road to ruin By ANDREA PEYSER Last Updated: 7:45 AM, February 28, [...]
Cyclists organize to fight the ticketing in Central Park. They’ve come up with a plan to change the traffic lights to blinking yellow as to not interrupt the flow of one of the most heavily utilized cycling loops in the city.
Upper East Side Cyclist Fights Central Park Ticket Blitz on Facebook February 23, [...]
Steve Hindy lost his son Sam in 2007, hit on his bike by a motor vehicle. He wrote an op-ed in the daily news about street fatalities should be taken as seriously as a flu epidemic.
Sadik-Khan and Bloomberg have made New York safe: The battle against cars has saved lives BY STEVE HINDY [...]
If you get caught in Central Park running a red light, you may get a $270.00 ticket by the NYPD as part of their “Operation Safe Cycle.” If you get caught in the Bronx, you might also catch a beating.
From the NY Daily News: Cops beat me up for riding on the sidewalk: [...]
Joel Epstein is a reporter who’s covers bike related issues.
Here is his latest article in Huff Post, talking about our local politicians tone-deafness towards real sustainable change and the battle over a bike lane.
The Bike Lane Battle of the Bulge By: Joel Epstein Communications and public affairs professional and urbanist Posted: February [...]
Over the weekend I developed a separate page on this blog to deal with the NYPD crackdown on cyclists that they are calling, “Operation Safe Cycle.” Kind of like saying, “Operation Iraqi Freedom.” Yeah right. Not safe for your wallet if you get a $270.00 ticket for failing to stop at one of [...]
Looks like the city is spending more on pothole repair then bike infrastructure. Latest from Gothamist.
Extra Pothole Filling Costs More Than NYC Bike Lane Budget By John Del Signore on Feb 17, 2011
For drivers, bad potholes are typically more costly than they are dangerous, but for cyclists they can be [...]
The latest news on the current direction the NYPD and certain city officials are taking towards cyclists is rather endless. I’m striving to make bikeblognyc an archive so I’m compiling news articles into more of a news feed. Here are the latest developments. Not all of this “crackdown news” is negative to cycling…their [...]
Time’s Up had a rocking party on Friday to show love for all cyclists in NYC. Their bash included a chocolate fountain and burlesque dancers, what more do you need.
See more photos here.
Meanwhile the press is continuing to show hate towards cyclists and continuing to tow the party [...]
In civilized cities, who recognize the true culprits of danger, (motorists) as seen here in Copenhagen:
(photo by copenhagenize.com) The bike cops ticket the cars.
In car culture, “Drill Baby, Drill” cities like NYC… “You Betchya…” The automobile is sacred and can do no wrong.
Therefore the city has turned it’s sights on law [...]