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Brian Lehrer talking about bike crackdown

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 [...]

David Byrne on sound check tomorrow.

(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

Also, [...]

Great time at the tweet-up.

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 [...]

Story about Bicycle Industry doing well in this economy

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.

Story: [...]

Hal Ruzal gives anti-bike theft tips on Brian Lehrer.

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 [...]

Friday-Twitter Round Up.

Brian Lehrer had a good show on today about Twitter. From the site: “Farhad Manjoo, Slate’s technology columnist and the author of True Enough: Learning To Live in a Post-Fact Society talks about what Twitter means and how different groups use it. “

Listen to the show here.

Yes, I have [...]

Bike Sharing in NYC.

The Department of City Planning, bet you didn’t know we even had this organization, has just released a feasibility report on the possibility of having a Paris-like bike sharing program in NYC. (although I can’t seem to find the report)

However,

Paul Steely White, executive director of Transportation Alternatives was on WNYC’s [...]