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 [...]
This just in…Mayor Bloomberg is also a radical zealot like our D.O.T. Commissioner JSK. At a recent meeting of transportation authorities he declared bikes are more important then cars.
More from Gothamist: Cyclists Are More Important Than Cars, Bloomberg Declares By: John Del Signore October 26th, 2012
Today Mayor Bloomberg made an appearance [...]
It’s hard enough taking the challenge of cycle commuting here in “The Big City.”
Somedays we have to deal with angry people who place tacks on our pathways.
Take for instance, last week when owner of Samurai Messenger Company and 13 year veteran messenger, Joshua Weitzner makes this chilling find on the 59th St. [...]
Here are a bunch of NYC bike news that I decided to group into one post.
How about that bike sharing? Guys? Delays in Chicago could be similar to what’s taking so long here.
Chicago Delay Fuels Concern About New York Bike Sharing –NY Times
Here are a couple stories from the Brooklyn [...]
According to Streetsblog, and Gothamist, the much anticipated NYC Bike sharing program, will be delayed from July (which is already half over) to August.
The source of this came from the Citibike twitter feed, @CitibikeNYC for those following along.
Streetsblog reporter, Noah Kazis explains more in this article:
Citi Bike Launch Pushed Back [...]
Well NYC is getting a lot of bike love these days. Eclectic artist, musician and avid cyclist, David Bryne, wrote a piece in Sunday’s NY Times endorsing the bike sharing program coming to NYC in a month. (Citibike.)
Opinion This Is How We Ride
“This summer the city’s Department of Transportation inaugurates [...]
Now that the new $41 million sponsored bike sharing program has been announced its had a little time to sink in. One of the resounding concerns with the new system is cost, with this being the most expensive share in the world. That’s so weird for NYC…not.
A number of news agencies have already [...]
Looks like things are returning to normal on the Manhattan bridge, starting March 5th. Bikers will return to the North side path and pedestrians will take the South (or at least that’s what the signs say-people tend to ignore those.)
Here is more from Gothamist’s John Signore:
On Monday, March 5th, balance [...]
On going saga of one family trying to get justice, or at least a proper investigation behind the death of their son, Mathieu Lefevre.
Family Of Killed Cyclist Mathieu Lefevre Sues NYPD For Withholding Information Article and Photo by: John Del Signore
On Friday, the NYPD finally released the [...]
I’m sure you’re familiar with the saying when they give you lemons make lemonade. This is definitely a good metaphor for recent actions of local bike activist group Time’s up and their support of Occupy Wall Street.
A while back the NYPD and FDNY confiscated the OWS generators and power source, Time’s Up came [...]