Art Exhibit Opening Reception: My Friends’ Bikes & Others

Opening reception for My Friends’ Bikes & Others

Painting and drawing by Taliah Lempert

 

 

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A Livable Streets Exhibition Opens in Brooklyn

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This Thursday will be the opening reception of "Livable Streets in Brooklyn," an exhibition at the Brooklyn Public Library. There will be a presentation by the Grand Army Plaza Coalition (GAPco) about the community-driven process that has been underway to re-envision Grand Army Plaza. And the Department of Transportation will discuss its recently announced plans […]

The Case for 24/7 Access to the High Bridge

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Video of opening day on the High Bridge: Clarence Eckerson. New York City’s bike network would be a shell of its current self without the segments that run through parks. The most heavily traveled bike route in the city — the Hudson River Greenway — is in a park. Paths in Central Park, Prospect Park, and other public […]

Why Deborah Rides

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“My whole family rides bikes, my kids have been riding the Citi Bikes too. The only problem is, we don’t have docks on the Upper West Side yet, so I can’t use it for commuting. But it’s been great for other small trips around town. I’m about to meet some friends, we’re all getting bikes […]

Students Launch NYU Bike-Share

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The fence at Washington Square Park: a sign of latent demand for bike-share? New York University may be the enemy of many East and West Villagers over its plans to expand, but its students are finding other ways to cut the school’s environmental impacts: A group of undergrads and grads are gearing up for a […]

NYC Government Office Cracks Down on Indoor Bike Parking

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The seemingly schizoid Bloomberg Administration continues to encourage bicycling with one hand while making it incredibly difficult with the other. Two weeks ago, amidst news of new bike lanes, on-street bike parking, and an impending bike lane media blitz, we heard about a gang of Parks Dept. employees clipping locks and seizing dozens of bicycles […]