Those of us who are forced to comply with the ritual of alternate side parking know that it's a special kind of hell. You get in your car, you move it to the opposite side of the street; the sanitation department sends a little Zamboni down the street to spray some water and push some trash around; ... More >>
On Monday night, in the last hour he could possibly do so, State Senator Jeff Klein introduced a bill that would lower New York City's default speed limits to 25 miles per hour. The city's current standard speed limit, except in areas where it is otherwise noted, is 30 MPH. Lowering speed limits in ... More >>
It's a bright, cool Sunday afternoon, and jammed car lines are radiating from Queens Plaza. The N, Q, and 7 trains rattle above intersections. But on the corner of Jackson Avenue and Queens Boulevard, several dozen cyclists have stopped to place flowers in the spokes of a bicycle that's been spray-p ... More >>
Remember when Citi Bikes, the citywide biking share system that was going to Change Everything, was going to be launched in July? And then it got pushed back to August because of software issues? Well August is here now, and there still aren't any motherfucking bikes. What's going on? "There are ... More >>
If you're watching this video, we hope you have a huge smile on your face. If you're a cab driver who hates traffic, you might not. But, for the rest of us pedestrian folk, today is a great day to have feet.For the next three Saturdays, the New York City Department of Transportation is bringing back ... More >>
The bicycles are comin'! The bicycles are comin'!Yesterday, the New York City Department of Transportation released the initial 420 bike share station locations for the program that will unleash (eventually) 10,000 bikes onto the already crammed streets of New York by 2013. Influenced by NYU's ... More >>
Salim VirjiTwo more NYC cyclists were killed in traffic this week.Two more bicyclists were killed in New York City traffic this week. Last night a 60-year-old man was killed near Rockaway Beach as he attempted to change lanes. The cyclist, whose identity hasn't yet been released, was taken to ... More >>
According to a press release from Mayor Bloomberg's office, the 17-member congestion pricing panel —3 appointees each from Bloomberg, Governor Spitzer, the City Council, Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, and one each from the Senate Minority Leader Malcolm Smith a ... More >>
East Harlem man dares to build greenway. DOT commish dares to cork it.
Cycling advocate pounds the pavement, but not the way he wanted
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