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 [...]
Michael Green (not me) former president of the Century Road Cycling Association is now pursuing the reality of a indoor velodrome in the massive Kingsbridge Armory in the Bronx.
Here is an article from the NY Times, from J David Goodman’s Spoke’s column: Bikersâ€™ Dream: A Bronx Velodrome
Photo Caption: Above left, [...]
This just in from Gothamist.com
DOT Ramming More Bike Lanes Down East Side’s Throat! (photo from bitchcakes.)
“Is there no rest from the jack booted tyranny of bicycle lanes?! Despite earnest objections from right-leaning columnists and litigious NIMBY scolds, the DOT is steamrolling ahead with a plan to extend bike lanes [...]