Archives

December 2014
S M T W T F S
« Oct    
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031  

NYC bike news cycle

Here are a bunch of NYC bike news that I decided to group into one post.

How about that bike sharing? Guys? Delays in Chicago could be similar to what’s taking so long here.

Chicago Delay Fuels Concern About New York Bike Sharing –NY Times

Here are a couple stories from the Brooklyn [...]

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:

[...]

Bike found-Brooklyn Paper.

Here is a nice article from the Brooklyn Paper about the recent family box bike which was rescued. I just can’t get enough of this story. Thanks for the shout out, Brooklyn Paper.

Bike stolen? One Park Slope family simply stole it back By: Eli Rosenberg Published: December 13th, 2011 (photo by: Elizabeth Graham)

[...]

Dangerous route in Fort Greene for cyclists. 6 attacks reported

Choosing to commute on bicycle is a hard enough decision, dodging things like bad driving behavior and now we have to worry about bricks being thrown at us? Here is a recent article in the Brooklyn paper about a recent attack of a cyclist near the projects of Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Time’s Up volunteer [...]

Follow up on Prospect Park-Brooklynspoke

Neighborhood watch cycling blog, Brooklynspoke has a nice recap about police harassment in Prospect Park, following an announcement that cyclists had better start behaving.

The 78th Precinct was in Prospect Park this weekend,(12/8-12/9) ticketing cyclists for such violations as red light running and speeding. There are no official counts available, but a few [...]

Look out bikers, NYPD eyes Prospect Park

Well it looks a if the NYPD are wrapping up their year of harassment (yeah I said it.) otherwise known as “operation safe cycle,” by setting their sites on Brooklyn’s Prospect Park. Safe cycle, would be an appropriate title, if the cops truly were into a safety campaign instead of what we’ve seen through [...]

NY bike jumble-9/24

This weekend: New York City’s premiere bike swap meet. NY Bike Jumble. Here is an article in the Brooklyn Paper.

Deals on Wheels! The Bike Jumble is coming this Saturday. by: Alfred Ng published: September 19, 2011

New York’s only exclusive bike flea market returns to the epicenter of cycling, that’s Park Slope, baby! [...]

The Bike shop explosion

The bike shop explosion just keeps happening. There are three new shops in Brooklyn.

Bicycle Habitat opened a new store on-476 Fifth Ave. at 10th Street in Park Slope, (718) 788-2543.

Landmark Vintage Cycles 376 Bedford Ave between South Fourth & South Fifth.

and Silk Road Cycles 76 Franklin St. at Calyer [...]

backlash and crackdown crackups

Here is the latest on the growing pains of trying to make a car culture obsessed privileged class city a little more bike friendly.

First up, Brooklyn’s own lightning rod of controversy, the Prospect Park West bike lane. (Insert a thunder clap and a frightened horse squel like when mentioning Frau Blucher)

[...]

Here it comes…lawsuit time.

Here it comes. While the rest of us engage in the long process of getting a piece of bicycle infrastructure put onto place, politicians meet in private and then when they realize they don’t like something, the resort to law suits. The Brooklyn Paper reports on the latest developments in the battle for the [...]