Here is another great video from Casey Neistat who took his camera to the Rockaways
And here is another from someone who hadn’t heard from their friend in three days after the storm and were left a stunning voice message:
Rockaway Needs Us from everyone and company on Vimeo.
There is a party [...]
It looks like the annual Staten Island Cyclocross race (NYC’s only one of it’s kind) is canceled due to damage from the Hurricane. Organizers have turned it into a volunteer day for relief efforts.
Here is more from their facebook page:
Sadly, Staten CX is not happening this year. Our beloved Wolfe’s pond [...]
Banner hung on Manhattan Bridge.
Brooklyn Machine Works has donated bike stands to Time’s Up to assist in their construction of pedal powered generators. These were quintessential for charging cell phones in the East Village during the week of power outages caused by hurricane Sandy. They will soon have 10 of these human powered [...]
New York City is starting to slowly recovering from the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, a week after ripping into the Eastern coast.
flooded streets on Ave C right near the hard hit Con Edison power plant-East Village, Manhattan
Damage ranges from minor disruptions in school and work loss to horrific destruction to neighborhoods [...]
The only bikeable route to Staten Island (within the five boroughs) is the Ferry. Please take a minute to fill out this survey in the hopes of gaining bus access on the Verrazano Narrows Bridge.
More about this survey: Staten Island is the only borough of NYC without a direct pedestrian connection to the [...]
They may take away our bike lanes in Brooklyn, but we might get some new bike maintenance shelters. Where? A former giant landfill in the extremely easy borough to bike to (not) Staten Island.
L Magazine has more: New York’s Best Bike Infrastructure Planned in Staten Island by Benjamin Sutton on Thu, Mar 10, [...]
Our on-the-spot reporter, Meredith Sladek, writes about bike related issues, mostly in Staten Island where she resides.
It looks like the DOT is not putting back vital bike lanes on a well traveled route on the Island. Already the most limited borough to ride in, this only makes matters worse.
Her article: Bicycle lane [...]
Don’t count out this borough of NYC.Â Staten Island’s got it’s own critical mass on the first Friday of every month.
They meet at Borough Hall and Richmond County Courthouse
130 Stuyvesant Place, Staten Island, NYâ€Ž -7:00pm
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Keep track of what’s going on at their facebook group page. [...]
Staten Island’s getting some Cyclo-Cross, Sunday–November 29th, 2009.
register at www.bikereg.com
more info at statencx.wordpress.com