Memorial Service for Eric Ng

Directly after the memorial ride there will be a memorial service at St. Mark’s Church. Friends & family will share stories, show photos, and play music.

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Eric Ng Memorial Bike Ride This Saturday

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There will be a memorial bike ride for Eric Ng, the cyclist killed by a drunk driver on the Hudson River Greenway last week. Details below. Also, here is a note from the Visual Resistance blog. VR are the guys who make the "ghost bikes:" I’ve been making ghost bikes for strangers for a year and […]

Liz Padilla Memorial 5K Run

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On Sunday October 1st, Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project will host the 1st Annual Liz Padilla Memorial 5k, in honor of Liz Padilla who was tragically killed when a truck driver opened his door into the path of her bicycle last June in Park Slope, Brooklyn. In addition to providing free legal services to […]

This Week: Bike-Share, Ped Safety, Memorial Ride and Walk

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Community boards in Manhattan and Brooklyn will host three bike-share planning workshops this week, and will take up traffic calming and pedestrian safety in Soho. Staten Island SBS and NYMTC long-range bike-ped planning are also on the agenda. The week ends with the annual memorial for fallen New York cyclists. Tuesday: Manhattan Community Board 1 […]

Liz Padilla Memorial & Bike Improvements

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 On June 9, 2005, one year ago tomorrow, 28-year-old pro bono lawyer and Park Slope resident, Elizabeth Kasulis Padilla was hit by a truck and killed on the corner of Fifth Avenue and Prospect Place while riding a bicycle to her new job at the Brooklyn Bar Association. Since that day, members of Park Slope […]

Today’s Headlines

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Staten Islanders Coping With Reduced Bus Service (NYT) Queens Boulevard Hit-and-Run Victim Dies (Gothamist) In Pedestrian’s Killing, Queens Couple Sees Another ‘Senseless’ Statistic (NYT) Census Bureau Ups NYC Population After City Challenge (Daily News) Waterfront Oasis Openes in the Bronx (NYT) L.I.R.R. Chief Retires After Giving Commuters a Ride to the Future (NYT) More Than […]

Today’s Headlines

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Rep. DeFazio: Obama Advisor Larry Summers Behind Shrinking Transit Stimulus (Think Progress) Mothers of Preschoolers Killed in Chinatown Van Crash Demand Justice (News) Memorial for Young Victims Grows on East Broadway (NYT) One Week After Handling Record Ridership, DC Metro Faces Steep Service Cuts (DC Examiner) NYC’s Parking Placard Crackdown, One Year On (Gotham Gazette) […]