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 […]
Cyclist, long time supporter of Time’s Up and owner of the East Village bar and institution: D.B.A. is in critical condition at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan.
54 year old Ray Deter, was hit by a Jaguar driver on Canal Street, yesterday around 5:30pm.
According to gothamist.com, one eye-witness says: “he was lying in […]
So it seems the NYPD are in such a rush to ticket bike riders, they haven’t bothered to look at the laws.
Streetsblog.org got a hold of cheat sheet given to officers.
More on this from Gothamist:
The NYPD’s escalating crackdown on cyclists, “Operation Safe Cycle,” has resulted in a spike […]
This was a big weekend for biking.
Saturday was the Blessing of the bikes.
Here is my buddy Eugene doing a track stand in the Church of Saint John the Divine.
Then there was the NY Press and Transportation Alternatives sponsored: New Amsterdam Bicycle Show, a new convention for bikes, […]