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Bicycle Lawyer, Steve Vaccaro on WBAI, 5/2/14

The bike lawyer Steve Vaccaro will be on WBAI’s (99.5fm) morning show tomorrow (5/2/14) at 7:10am. He’ll be speaking with host Michael G. Haskins about cops, traffic safety & #visionzero. Oh, and the transportation commissioner, Polly Trottenberg will be on too.

Tune in.

Speaking of the traffic safety climate in NYC, check out [...]

#bikeSandy relief effort continues

Banner hung on Manhattan Bridge.

Brooklyn Machine Works has donated bike stands to Time’s Up to assist in their construction of pedal powered generators. These were quintessential for charging cell phones in the East Village during the week of power outages caused by hurricane Sandy. They will soon have 10 of these human powered [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Tweet nightmares and motor vehicles that do more than bump, news from the city council and local community boards.

It’s June, it’s hot and great weather for biking. Unfortunately members of our city council and community boards still haven’t embraced the green future of biking and continue to throw up obstacles to advancements in infrastructure and the aims of getting more people on bikes here in NYC.

25 year old Queens City Councilman [...]