From a tipster comes this story of what happens when a cyclist tries to conduct business using the "vehicles only" windows at the Commerce Bank branch on Prospect Park Southwest at Park Circle. I have been a customer for almost seven years now, and last week I came to deposit a large amount just as […]
TransAlt's leaders give Streetsblog readers the context for the group's decision to stop hosting the 100-mile race.
The annual bike tour of the city, through all five boroughs: 42 miles with 30,000 cyclists.
A new fee imposed by NYPD could decimate free bike education programs that serve thousands of New Yorkers, and would jeopardize the education component of the city’s bike-share program. Bike New York, organizer of the Five Boro Bike Tour, holds hundreds of cycling classes each year. Classes designed to teach kids and adults to ride […]
NYPD’s move to reclassify the Five Boro Bike Tour as a “non-charitable” event threatens to have some very real consequences for programs that teach kids to bike in New York City. By compelling the non-profit Bike New York to pay nearly a million dollars for police support for the bike tour, NYPD is jeopardizing bike […]
The mother of 28-year-old Carling Mott, who was killed last month by a truck driver while biking on the Upper East Side, says streets near schools should be closed to traffic, which is somehow controversial in New York.