WNYC did some crowdsourcing to gather information about cyclists receiving tickets. They’ve created a map based on reports sent in by those ticketed.
Reporter Alex Goldmark recently posted results of the NYPD’s landmark ticket blitz and the information gathered.
WNYC News Blog: Map | Tracking Bike Ticketing in the Five Boroughs By Alex [...]
This weekend is the kickoff to Bike Month, a May filled with events, rides, etc.
Sunday is the TD bank 5 boro bike tour, when over 30,000 people will realize, “Hey, its ok to ride my bike.”
Here is an article from WNYC news blog, about bike shop’s gearing up:
Bikers Gear Up for [...]
Last night in Brooklyn, Community Board 6 unanimously voted to keep the prospect park west bike lane with proposed modifications, in case you were worried about a few cranky neighbors alarmed about the loss of their parking.
Read more from reporter Ben Fried from Streetsblog.org.
Of course this didn’t stop the unproductive, 50′s [...]
Dateline 3/24/11. Our old pal the Prospect Park West Bike lane is still blowing up the news like the crazed tweets of Martin Sheen’s son, well maybe not that popular. (Charlie Sheen does have 3,141,447 followers on twitter.)
WNYC’s Brian Lehrer couldn’t resist the opportunity since the cover spread in NY Magazine. Yesterday [...]
Only in America, with our car culture running so deep to the days of Henry Ford and Robert Mosses would our politicians like Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz bash bike lanes.
Infrastructure that has already been approved by the city council, local community boards, been painted, constructed and reviewed by the DOT.
WNYC’s Brian Lehrer talked about the bicycle crackdown in NYC in his morning show.
He asked if people have been given tickets during the official crackdown…I left this comment:
“It’s one thing if the NYPD can differentiate between obnoxious cycling breaking the law and being unsafe to pedestrians such as riding on the [...]
(photo by: locallygrownnorthfield.org)
Author of “Bicycle Diaries,” and musician David Bryne will be on WNYC’s sound check tomorrow at the Greenspace.
The Greene Space at WNYC Presents:
SOUNDCHECK With David Byrne and Phil Collins
The music icons discuss their latest projects In front of a live studio audience with host John Schaefer
I had a great time meeting people at the tweet-up last night. Thanks to @noneck and @brooklynbybike for putting it on. This was basically a meet-up with a group of people who’ve been using twitter to post about things bike related in NYC, using the hashtag #bikenyc. We all sort of geeked out last [...]
Pete Kocher and Jessica Murray, started the bike shop, Ride Brooklyn, during a bad recession and against better judgment. Seems like business is doing great, not only in NYC but around the country.
Here is a story from wnyc.org which I overheard this morning.
Audio: But also how the bicycle industry is booming.
NYC talk show host and bicycle commuter had his first bike stolen in 25 years last weekend.
Really sorry to hear that Brian.
In response he had on the Brian Lehrer show, Hal Ruzal, bicycle guru from one of the oldest bike shops in NYC, Bicycle Habitat (244 Lafayette St-NYC) Hal had some [...]