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 […]

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 […]

Bike-Share Presentations Continue at CBs This Week, Beginning Tonight

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With two stops in Brooklyn and one in Manhattan, the Department of Transportation this week continues its tour of community boards to present plans for city bike-share. In last week’s presentation to Manhattan Community Board 2, DOT officials provided new details on the proposed boundaries for the bike-share system, its cost structure, siting criteria and […]

This Week: Prospect Park West, Daylighting, Budget Hearings

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The Community Board 6 showdown over the Prospect Park West bike lane is almost certainly the biggest event of the week, as the incredible attention the safety-enhancing street redesign has received has made it a proxy battle for bike and pedestrian improvements citywide. But there’s plenty more on tap. Tonight: DOT presents its plan to […]

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 […]