The annual bike tour of the city, through all five boroughs: 42 miles with 30,000 cyclists.
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 […]
This week, join the Riders Alliance to plan for better transit service in Corona, and head out on a weekend walking tour in honor of Jane Jacobs. Here are the details: Monday: Join the Riders Alliance for a meeting to plan better bus and subway service in Corona. The Spanish-English bilingual meeting will also include […]
Clarence has been rifling through the vault for old footage as he prepares a montage for Transportation Alternatives’ 40th birthday bash. He’s turned up some classic clips going back to the mid-90s, and we’ll be sharing some of them this summer on Friday afternoons. Some background: Before there was Streetfilms, Clarence made a cable access […]
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 […]
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