As the City Council takes up legislation to lift NYPD rules against public assembly, cyclists and advocates will hold a rally and press conference before tonight’s Critical Mass ride. From BikeBlog: Critical Mass participants will be joined by a diverse group of videographers, artists, activists and politicians outraged over NYPD regulatory constraints on the civil […]
It appears as though the unidentified victim had the right-of-way, but NYPD said no charges have been filed.
Rally Today, 10 am, Against the NYPD’s Proposed Bicycling Restrictions Bigger Push for Charging Drivers Who Use the Busiest Streets (NYT) Related: Event: Road Pricing Worked in London, Can it Work in New York? Bloomberg Admin Developing Land Use Plan for Future Populations (NYT) Related: Streetsblog Reveals The Garvin Report: A New Urban Vision for NYC […]
MTA Funding in Even More Peril as Suburbs Mobilize Against Payroll Tax (WSJ) Advocates for Disabled Sue MTA Over Transit Cuts’ Disparate Impact (Transpo Nation) Bike Bedlam 3: Tony Aiello‘s First NYC Bike Ride Yields First Almost-Fair Segment (CBS2) Another High-Profile PlaNYC Hire: Seattle Climate Chief Amanda Eichel (Daily Politics) Assembly Can Still, and Must, […]
CIVIL LIBERTIES ADVOCATES SPEAK OUT AGAINST NEW ASSEMBLY RULES, CITY COUNCILMEMBER MENDEZ VOWS TO REVERSE NYPD RULE CHANGE Community groups including Transportation Alternatives, civil liberties advocates including Norman Siegel, and members of New York City Council including Rosie Mendez will rally on Wednesday, Jan. 31, at 12:00 noon outside One Police Plaza to protest New […]
A cyclist is ticketed during Critical Mass last spring City Council Member Rosie Mendez has introduced a bill to overturn the NYPD’s parade permit rules, which require groups of over 50 to obtain a permit before assembling. Enacted a year ago, the rules were seen as a way for the city to subvert Critical Mass […]