In the federal government, the Democrats and Republicans have divided themselves further away, bickering over tax breaks for billionaires and mandatory health reform. Big government, small government, let’s just fight and hold the financial future of hard working Americans hostage until Sarah Palin is done with her reality show and can figure out how [...]
From June 22-25 was the Velo-City 2010 conference in Copenhagen. This was one of the largest gatherings of cycling NGO’s, advocacy groups and bicycle professionals in the planet. Our own DOT commissioner Janette Sadikh-Khan was there being given a private tour by Mikael Colville-Andersen, of Copenhagenize. Looks like she had a ball.
David Byrne will be speaking at Barnes and Noble in Union Square, 9/22/09 (Tuesday)
To promote his new book Bicycle Diaries
New York, NY: 22 September 2009 @7pm, Barnes & Noble Union Square * Civic Leader: Janette Sadik-Khan, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation * Urban Theorist: Mitchell Joachim, Co-Founder [...]
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 [...]
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.