Third Annual Tour de Brooklyn

Join Transportation Alternatives for the 3rd Annual Tour de Brooklyn. This year’s tour kicks off from the Grand Army Plaza entrance to Prospect Park and rolls through Park Slope, Sunset Park, Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Kensington before returning to Prospect Park for the Brooklyn Best Festival.

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StreetFilms: Sadik-Khan Rides the Tour de Brooklyn

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  Tour de Brooklyn – 2007 A StreetFilm by Clarence Eckerson Jr.Running Time: 3 minutes 25 seconds The third annual Tour de Brooklyn was a special treat as New York City DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan rode the entire event with over 2,000 enthusiastic cyclists. The new commissioner introduced herself to riders at the beginning of […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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It’s relatively quiet this week on the Streetsblog Calendar, but still plenty to keep livable streets advocates busy. Here’s some of what’s on tap. Today: Bike From Work Day. Enjoy an after work snack and celebrate biking from work with the Transportation Alternatives Brooklyn Committee on the Manhattan Bridge. Learn about TA projects and how […]

StreetFilms Film Festival: Intersection Intervention

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Come see many of your favorite StreetFilms on the big screen! This film fest features a 60-minute program including 13 StreetFilms and a reception afterward with free beer and pizza. Physically Separated Bike Lanes (8:30) Make Music New York (3:18) Congestion Pricing (4:12) T.A. Rides with Penalosa & Byrne (2:11) Bike Link – Bike Parking Pennies […]

Today’s Headlines

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Jay Walder Is Girding for TWU Contract Negotiations (Times Herald Record) The Jim Walden Media Tour/Smear Campaign Goes On — at No Charge to the Client (News) Who’s Against a Car-Free Prospect Park? (Brooklyn Paper) Pedestrian Suffers Serious Head Injury After Driver Strikes Her at 57th and 10th (Post) Bill Thompson Is Back and Sounding […]

Tour de Brooklyn: City is Considering Car-Free Central Park Trial

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New York City Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan enjoys a lighter moment with Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz as Noah Budnick of Transportation Alternatives welcomes cyclists to the 2007 Tour de Brooklyn. The third annual Tour de Brooklyn bike ride rolled through the borough Sunday with sunny skies, temperatures in the low 70s and a light breeze along a […]

Register for the Tour de Brooklyn

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Tour de Brooklyn (2006)A StreetFilm by Clarence Eckerson Jr.Running Time: 4 minutes 5 seconds With this weekend’s Bike New York already sold out, don’t forget to sign up early for one of New York City’s best rides: Transportation Alternatives’ Tour de Brooklyn. Registration is free.  This year the family-friendly ride begins at Grand Army Plaza […]