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Sidewalk tickets, not just for hipsters anymore

If there were a chart of complaints of the transportation set of NYC, topping that list for cyclists would be cars blocking bike lanes. Of equal value of kvetching for pedestrians would be bikes riding on the sidewalk. Biggest of those offenders are food delivery workers who seem to relentlessly use these spaces designed [...]

Cyclist Deaths in NYC

Another cyclist death, this time on Delancey Street in Manhattan. Reporter Jefferson Siegel reports in the Villager:

Latest biker death puts Delancey St. danger in spotlight

(photo by: Sam Costanza) Photo caption: Emergency Service Unit officers responding to last Thursday’s fatal bike accident on Delancey St. looked at the gruesome scene behind [...]

Identified person killed on Delancey

Jeffeson Siegel reporter and photographer sent me this link which identifies the woman killed on her bicycle last week:

35 year old, Fuen Bai of the East Village.

Read more here.

Time’s Up in the news

The longest running bicycle activist and education group in NYC, Time’s Up, made the news twice in one week for their hard work and dedication.

KICKING ASS!

First to the Daily News with this article on the battle for the Kent Ave. Bike lane.

No more lane excuses Bikes & cars will peacefully co-exist [...]

Article on Pies of March

Our on the street Bicycle Beat reporter, Jefferson Siegel has this recent article in the Villager: Photo by Jefferson Siegel Beware Pies of March — don’t block lanes, bikers warn By Jefferson Siegel Cyclists are reveling in the addition of new bike lanes throughout the city. However, they are less than thrilled with the [...]

reports on Memorial Ride

Sunday, January 4th, was the 4th annual memorial ride, paying respect to cyclists and pedestrians who were killed in 2008, by motor vehicles.

The multi-borough ride was organized by the Street Memorial Project.

There is a video on streetsblog

and a report from Jefferson Siegel from the Villager and Downtown Express: (photos [...]

Report on 8th Ave. Bike Lane

Jefferson Siegel recently filed this report in the Villager about newly constructed bike lanes on 8th Ave.

Villager photo by Jefferson Siegel A cyclist pedaling in traffic heading north on Eighth Ave. at 14th St. last week avoided the new cycle-track bike lane, at right. Only cars turning left can enter the cycle-track [...]