First there were computer setbacks and then Hurricane Sandy did some damage to the storage facilities, but bike sharing is slated to begin operations in May (bike month) here in NYC.
In initial plans for rental stations, Park Slope was left out of the picture, but that has now changed.
A new draft map [...]
The D.O.T. has just released it’s new 2012 bike map just in time for May (bike month) I picked up one today for free at Court Cycles (514 Court St.) in Cobble Hill Brooklyn. Over 350,000 detailed maps are available for the right price (free) at most of your local bike shops in the [...]
The big news last week was New York City is going to be the next American city to begin a bike sharing program. 10,000 bikes will be placed on the street at 600 solar powered stations. This is another effort by the incredibly bike friendly D.O.T. to give more space to bicycles and increase [...]
Check out this great interview with streetsblog.org creator and blogger, Aaron Naparstek, on Brooklynpolitics.com.
Aaron does an informative job of explaining the recent controversy behind the Prospect Park West bike lane and the basics behind the Department of Transportation pushing a more bike friendly agenda with NYC’s streets.
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Great article about the media bash of the D.O.T. and it’s Commissioner Janette Sadik-Kahn in Metropolis Mag. Writer, Karrie Jacobs thinks calling the commissioner “Roberta Moses,” shouldn’t be seen as a diss, to the late Robert Moses and his short sighted automobile lust of NYC, but rather as a compliment for redesigning our cities [...]
Jane Margolies, from the New York Times, explores the current status of biking around the outskirt paths and greenways of Manhattan.
She heads along counter clockwise along with one of the creators of this years 2011 free D.O.T. Bicycle map.
On Two Wheels, With Water as a Companion
(photo by: Kirsten Luce for [...]