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Big victory for StreetsPac

Not a bad start for StreetsPAC, a group dedicated to electing public officials who share a common vision of safer streets for NYC.

Their members and volunteers made a great effort in getting the vote out, hitting up cyclists across the city with concise literature that highlighted their endorsed candidates.

Here is an [...]

Famous bikers arrested #F29

Two outstanding members of our bike community were arrested today in a massive protest against corporate America being titled #F29.

I saw this on twitter:

and this from Alison Kilkenny of Citizen Radio

Joe Sharkey (@critmasspanic) of NYC World Naked Bike Ride and Time’s Up volunteer Monica Hunken were nabbed outside of [...]

OWS bike swarm #F29

Today (Leap Day) the Occupy Wall Street movement is taking it to the street on bikes.

As seen by: @critmasspanic

BRING YOUR BIKE AND STAY ON IT.

Meetups in NYC: 9am Pulitzer fountain (5th Ave &59th), 10am Tudor city (2nd Ave & 43rd), 11:30am NY Library (5th Ave & 41st)

Find out [...]

More about Prospect Park loop changes

Here is another article about proposed changes to the Prospect Park traffic loop.

New York Daily News: Bike, walk or run in Prospect Park? Big changes coming down the road. Cars to be reduced to one lane By: Simone Weichselbaum Published: February 27, 2012

(photo caption: Pack of fast bike riders in Prospect [...]

STOP SOPA

Today there will be no posts on this blog in solidarity with many other sites who are taking a stand, such as Boing, Boing, Wikipedia.org and google.com. The reason for this internet black out is in response to the US Senate which is considering legislation that would radically alter this thing we call the [...]

Activist Tech Demo

Learned about this through Time’s Up.

Activist Technology Demo Day

Saturday, January 28 3-6pm Eyebeam Art + Technology Center

From Arab Spring to Occupy Wall Street, technology has played an important role in shaping contemporary resistance and the representation of these events in the media. What new tools of protest and occupation have emerged [...]

Occupy wall street-call to action

I first meet Andrew Lynn when I participated in a fun action where we walked around Kmart in the East Village and didn’t buy anything. This was part of an anti-consumer form of street theatre called Whirlmart. Since then Andrew has been super active in bicycle issues, working upstate with Troy bike rescue and [...]

Short Skirt ride

Did everbody see this? The latest in the NYPD embarassing harassment of bike riders.

Jasmijn Rijcken, the general manager of VANMOOF bicycles in Amsterdam was in town at the end of April to attend the New Amsterdam bicycle show in NYC. The NYPD welcomed her to our fair city by almost writing [...]

CB10 meeting tonight

Kind of late but I just saw this on Brooklyn Spoke:

There is a community board 10 meeting tonight to discuss a bike lane for Bay Ridge. From CB10:

“Community Board 10’s Traffic and Transportation Committee…member Bob Cassara put forward a motion to call on the Department of Transportation to paint a [...]

Bike Block wall street 5/12/11

This just in:

There will be a special action in Wall Street on Thursday, May 12th, 4:00pm

A call for a huge action and civil disobedience for those who tanked our economy with corporate greed and continue to plunder our environment.

Looking for a bike block.

Stand by for more details.

“who’s street?…”