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Right of Way-Using Visuals to Make the Public Aware of Unsafe Streets

Last month the group Right of Way took street safety into their own hands and extended the bike on 6th Ave. One of the tactics of this advocacy organization is to use visuals such as a stencil to make the public aware of the dangers on the streets to cyclists and pedestrians from reckless [...]

Chris and Allie in the NYTimes

Ok, this wedding had a special place in my heart not just because I was honored to be a groomsman, but also for the wonderful use of bicycles.

Chris and Allie’s wedding made the NY time’s Vows section and it’s an excellent recap of how people meet, fall in love and get married, with [...]

Garden action recaps

Activists trying to draw attention to the plight of the community gardens and the need for protected green spaces in NYC got an article in the NY Times for their recent Paul Revere ride.

(photo by David Goldman, NY Times)

The Bulldozers Are Coming’: Garden Crusaders Hop on Their Bikes

By COLIN MOYNIHAN [...]

Community Garden’s ride makes the press

Time’s Up plan to bike ride around the city tonight and draw attention for the plight of community gardens makes the NY Daily News:

Cyclists’ advocacy group Times Up! plans to protest outside Mayor Bloomberg’s townhouse BY Simone Weichselbaum DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER Thursday, July 29th 2010, 4:00 AM

(photo by Hagen for [...]

24-bike shop...Vending machine?

Need to patch a tube as you blowout riding back from Hipster Central? Now you can with a 24 hour bike shop…in a vending machine. Practical necessity or Practical joke?

Find out in this NY Time’s article about Traif Bike Gesheft, an eccentric Williamsburg bicycle shop owner, and his wacky invention. 24-Hour Bike Shop [...]

Time's Up gets archived

Executive Director, Bill DiPaola, former squatter, environmental activist and executive director of the NYC based Time’s Up, always had a feeling about saving every flyer and poster from past environmental protests and critical mass rides. Someday all that visual history would be documented and available to the public to tell the real story [...]

Pedicabs…Accident and New Proposals.

Last Wednesday morning a bad accident occurred on the Brooklyn side of the Williamsburg bridge, involving a pedicab and a taxi. The driver of the pedicab, 42, Nicholas Nicometi was in serious condition at Manhattan’s Bellevue Hospital. There were 3 passengers of the pedicab who were injured in the crash. This story was reported [...]

Bikeblognyc in the NY Times…again.

Hey I got a mention in the Times. Nice. A Brooklyn Bike Race Worthy of James Dean In the Red Hook Criterium, cyclists rode 16 laps of a route on city streets, without any brakes. photo by: Casey Kelbaugh for The New York Times article by: Colin Moynihan Published: March 29, 2009

The old [...]