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TA celebrates new bike sharing

Transportation Alternatives is celebrating the new bike sharing program:

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 7-10pm Roulette 509 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn. (@3rd Street)

Valet bike parking will be provided on a first come, first served basis

For more information, please e-mail membership@transalt.org or call 646 873-6036.

Details from TA:

Transportation Alternative’s Citi Bike Celebration [...]

Bicycle’s famous Habitat

The celebrity chic relationship of Hollywood and bicycles goes far beyond an occasional sighting of a famous person riding through New York City. There’s been a long history of bicycles being advocated by the famous set.

Here is a recent New York Times article that looks at how one bike shop on Lafayette [...]

Bike sharing coming to NYC

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 [...]

Bedazzled Bike-benefit for Exit Art-7/14

“We are raffling off a Bedazzled bicycle by David Byrne later this week to support Exit Art, an alternative art space in Manhattan (475 Tenth Ave.) with a focus on environment and issues that effect the world while promoting young artists. We would like to invite you and your readers to by a [...]

Bye Bye NY auto show…here comes the Bicycle Show

Remember those bicycle shows put on by Montauk ride tour master Glen Goldstein? They used to be in the Lexington Armory in Manhattan and were a great gathering of bicycle makers, retailers and bike culture scene makers? We definitely have to give Glen a big tip of the hat for attempting to put on [...]

David Byrne on sound check tomorrow.

(photo by: locallygrownnorthfield.org)

Author of “Bicycle Diaries,” and musician David Bryne will be on WNYC’s sound check tomorrow at the Greenspace.

The Greene Space at WNYC Presents:

SOUNDCHECK With David Byrne and Phil Collins

The music icons discuss their latest projects In front of a live studio audience with host John Schaefer

Also, [...]

David Byrne at Barnes and Noble tomorrow.

David Byrne will be speaking at Barnes and Noble in Union Square, 9/22/09 (Tuesday)

To promote his new book Bicycle Diaries

New York, NY: 22 September 2009 @7pm, Barnes & Noble Union Square * Civic Leader: Janette Sadik-Khan, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation * Urban Theorist: Mitchell Joachim, Co-Founder [...]

New Book from David Byrne

I was overjoyed to receive this advanced copy of singer, visual artist, filmmaker and bicycle enthusiast David Byrne’s new book: Bicycle Diaries from Viking Penguin Publishing.

Included was this brief description,

Bicycle Diaries, is David Byrne’s celebration of seeing the world from the seat of a bike. David Byrne has been riding [...]