Third Annual Tour de Brooklyn

Join Transportation Alternatives for the 3rd Annual Tour de Brooklyn. This year’s tour kicks off from the Grand Army Plaza entrance to Prospect Park and rolls through Park Slope, Sunset Park, Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Kensington before returning to Prospect Park for the Brooklyn Best Festival.

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StreetFilms: Sadik-Khan Rides the Tour de Brooklyn

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  Tour de Brooklyn – 2007 A StreetFilm by Clarence Eckerson Jr.Running Time: 3 minutes 25 seconds The third annual Tour de Brooklyn was a special treat as New York City DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan rode the entire event with over 2,000 enthusiastic cyclists. The new commissioner introduced herself to riders at the beginning of […]

Eyes on the Street: Tour de Senator Schumer

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Senator Charles Schumer hit the road this Saturday with an entourage of about 20 other cyclists and a police escort. As he led the group down Prospect Park West our tipster heard him telling the assembled, "Jennifer Connolly lives here…" Does anyone know what the bike tour was all about? Photo: Dave Kenny

Eyes on the Street: Prospect Park, Brooklyn

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A Streetsblog tipster notices that Prospect Park motorists seem to be unindoctrinated in the ways of the Litterbug: Since I have been training for this half marathon, I have been doing more running in Prospect Park than bike riding the last few weeks. Each of the last three times I have run in the park […]

Youth Advocates Bringing Car-Free Prospect Park Message to Bloomberg

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Prospect Park Youth Advocates (l-r) Oswald, Michael, Kelena and Farah Having spent their summer working for a car-free Prospect Park, four young Brooklynites are taking their message to the mayor on Monday. And they’ll have plenty of backup. Prospect Park Youth Advocates Michael, Farah, Kelena and Oswald have collected 10,000 postcards signed by New Yorkers […]

Bike-Share Presentations Continue at CBs This Week, Beginning Tonight

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With two stops in Brooklyn and one in Manhattan, the Department of Transportation this week continues its tour of community boards to present plans for city bike-share. In last week’s presentation to Manhattan Community Board 2, DOT officials provided new details on the proposed boundaries for the bike-share system, its cost structure, siting criteria and […]