When I think of the acronym PAC or Political Action Commitee, I think of guys like this:
Sheldon Adelson, billionaire casino magnet who was one of the largest campaign funders to a super PAC for Mitt Romney’s loosing campaign. Ah, money can’t buy everything.
Then I think of this great political folly [...]
Yes, it’s true, I’m super psyched about bike sharing coming to NYC. Mainly because it puts more people on bicycles and is another viable transportation option, getting my home town one step closer to those other cool cities that have bike sharing, like Paris, Barcelona, Washington, DC and of course Boston.
Actually, my [...]
Doug Gordon of Brooklyn Spoke got a sneak peak at a Citi Bike sharing station in Brooklyn. Here is a recent blog post:
Citi Bike (stations) Come to Brooklyn!
On Saturday, Transportation Alternative’s Paul Steely White nearly broke the Internet when he posted the first picture of a Citi Bike station on a [...]
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 [...]
Imagine this scenario. A devastating hurricane rocks the Eastern seaboard causing major damage, flooding subway tunnels and knocking out power to thousands of NYC residents. You have to get to work and there are no trains. Buses are free, but have massive lines and delays. Take a car? Even more lines and hundreds of [...]
Tomorrow, Friday May 18th is bike to work day, part of bike to work week which is what lead to bike month, according to the League of American Bicyclists.
NPR is documenting this momentous occasion with some online sharing:
Get Ready for Bike to Work Day (and share your photos) By: Bill [...]
Doug Gordon runs the amazing informative Brooklynspoke.com blog about local bike politics. He recently posted about the situation with the construction on the Prospect Park West bike lane. Photo via Paul Steely White.
DOT crews installing the new pedestrian islands on Prospect Park West have unearthed the old streetcar lines that used to run [...]
Here is the latest on the growing pains of trying to make a car culture obsessed privileged class city a little more bike friendly.
First up, Brooklyn’s own lightning rod of controversy, the Prospect Park West bike lane. (Insert a thunder clap and a frightened horse squel like when mentioning Frau Blucher)