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WeiWei don’t tell me–massive bicycle art project

(photo by: Clifford Coonan-independent.co.uk)

What do you get when you cross rebellious Chinese artist Ai WeiWei with the most popular mode of transportation in his native country?

An art installation made of over 760 bicycles…so [...]

Schedule for Memorial Ride

More details about the upcoming:

7th Annual Menorial Ride and Walk.

Sunday, March 18, 2012

The Annual Memorial Ride and Walk brings New Yorkers together to remember pedestrians and cyclists killed in our city over the past year. This will mark the seventh year that this event has occurred. Riders will visit the site [...]

Cars parked in the bike lane? Tweet it.

This got your pissed off:

Here is one way to take action using smart phones and social networking. It’s called bkme.org an it was developed by an NYU/ITP graduate student. I learned about it from Nona’s blog, thebirdwheel.com. Check it out and start #hastagging these annoying culprits.

In similar fashion, check out what [...]

More from 2011 Memorial Ride and Walk

There is really good coverage of this year’s Memorial Ride and Walk on Gothamist.

(photo by: Dmitry Gudkov)

As previously mentioned, the 6th annual Memorial Ride and Walk took place yesterday at locations throughout NYC where cyclists and pedestrians were killed last year. Here are some more photos from the memorial, including a [...]

NYC compost needs your help

According to NYCgo.com NYC has 18,696 eating establishments. What it does not have however is a city wide program in which to compost. Therefore, reusable food matter goes where…you guessed it, into the landfill. The folks at New York Compost would like to change that.

I learned about this on Treehugger.com who pointed out [...]