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Weekend Round Up 6/18-6/21

This weekend there was a ton of stuff going on. Thursday was a private party for the Bicycle Film Festival at the beautiful Angel Oransanz Gallery in the Lower East Side. The festival director Brendt Barbur and his staff had a nice reception for friends of the festival. Hosted by their new sponsor who [...]

Some safety stats and facts

I got sent this news report on the DOT’s “Look” campaign.

It is an awareness campaign to highlight the work of the The New York City Bicycle Safety Coalition which was formed in 2006 in response to a 40% increase in cyclist fatalities over the prior year in the five boroughs.

Their [...]

DOT NYC-locator map for bike racks

This just in from Brooklynbybike:

The DOT has a nice map showing off the bike racks in NYC.

Check it out here.

This is part of the Cityracks program.

Bicycling is popular in NYC, says annual report

The New York Times had an article on the rise of bicycling in New York City. An annual report from the Department of Transportation says that the popularity rose 35% in 2008. “MORE BIKES”

a bit from the article by Sewell Chan. “Based on figures from an annual count of bicyclists conducted since 1984, [...]