Coney Island Cyclone Ride

Ride from Manhattan to the Coney Island Amusement Park. Riders should get there just in time for the fireworks! This is a casual ride at a relaxed pace.

Bring locks as riders plan to lock up and ride the rides. Bring money for food and amusements, and a swimsuit if you plan to hit the waves. Riders usually spend about an hour and a half in the park, on the beach (and in the water!), on the boardwalk, and at Nathan’s, and everyone has a GREAT time! Some people return on the subway, and others ride back at a faster pace.

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Coney Island Cyclone Ride to the Fireworks!

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The Cyclone Ride goes to Coney Island Amusement Park (Brooklyn) from Manhattan. Riders should get there just in time for fireworks! This is a casual ride at a relaxed pace. Bring locks to lock up and ride the rides. Bring money for food and amusements, and a swimsuit if you plan to hit the waves. We usually […]

Streetfilms: Tour de Brooklyn 2009

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Thousands of riders turned out for Sunday’s 5th Annual Tour de Brooklyn, sponsored by Transportation Alternatives. Elizabeth Press caught the action for Streetfilms, filming cyclists along the 23-mile route, which started and ended in Coney Island. According to TA, more than 2,000 participated in this year’s ride, with all online registration slots reserved in less […]

Joe Lentol is Worried About Congestion Pricing Park-and-Riders

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Local elected officials appear to be moving from a "tax on the middle class" critique of Mayor Bloomberg’s congestion pricing proposal to a "park-and-ride" argument. Check out these two letters from senior Brooklyn Assembly member Joseph Lentol to constituents. In the first letter, written May 15, Lentol says that he is giving congestion pricing "his […]

Central Park Moonlight Ride

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A fun, relaxing auto-free ride through Central Park. Enjoy the tranquillity of the park and its beautiful ponds and waterways: a nature lover’s dream. Totally safe. Bike guides front and rear. The ride moves at a very leisurely pace with a few stops to enjoy the scenery. The ride usually finishes before midnight, back at Columbus Circle. Total mileage is under […]

Real-Time Bus Info Arrives Along the B63

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From the Verrazano to Brooklyn Heights, passengers on the B63 can now make their rides more predictable. As of today, the MTA has launched a new bus tracking system that enables riders to find the location of every bus on the route either online or by text message. For riders who can send texts or […]