Brooklyn Bridge Park, the Brooklyn Bridge bike/ped path, and what appears to be the Henry Street bike lane all make appearances. Looks like a great commute, but I highly recommend that Chris invest in some panniers for his rear rack. Any other tips?
The "Fixie Flasher" strikes again. Bike Snob NYC tells the sordid tale of a New Year’s Eve morning bike commute gone horribly, horribly wrong… I had been riding Manhattan-bound over the Brooklyn bridge when I was overtaken on the incline by another cyclist. As he passed me, I noticed to my astonishment and horror that […]
Many cyclists in Queens feel theirs is the forgotten borough. Though it ranks first in size and second in population, Queens ranks third behind Brooklyn and Manhattan in bike lanes. And the existing bike lanes too rarely link up, cyclists say, discouraging bicycle use for commuting to work or for recreation. With the goal of […]
Walk out on any New York City street and you’re likely to find rampant disregard for traffic laws. Pinpointing exactly who’s speeding requires special equipment, but for many offenses, you can track the level of lawlessness with the naked eye. A team of Transportation Alternatives volunteers did just that over the course of October on […]
After much of Manhattan seized into gridlock, Governor Cuomo and Mayor Bloomberg jumped into action a day late this afternoon with a transportation plan for New Yorkers. Even with the combination of HOV-3 restrictions, partially restored subway service and special bus routes ready for tomorrow morning’s commute, most New Yorkers will discover that — like today […]
The emphasis of this year’s “State of New York City’s Housing and Neighborhoods” report from NYU’s Furman Center is the housing market and foreclosure rates, but if you dig deep, you’ll find a table of Census data on citywide commute rates broken down by mode of transportation. While the authors make no comment on bike […]
Four More Years for Bloomberg? (NYT, News, Post) State Panel Will Look at Privatizing Assets, Including Bridges, to Boost Revenue (NYT) Ten Finalists Announced in NYC Bike Rack Competition (NY1, News, City Room, Post) Momentum Grows for Bikes in Buildings Bill (News) Can NJ Turnpike Tolls Fund the ARC Tunnel? (MTR) Feds Direct $30 Million […]