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.


StreetFilms: Sadik-Khan Rides the Tour de Brooklyn

  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 […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

It’s relatively quiet this week on the Streetsblog Calendar, but still plenty to keep livable streets advocates busy. Here’s some of what’s on tap. Today: Bike From Work Day. Enjoy an after work snack and celebrate biking from work with the Transportation Alternatives Brooklyn Committee on the Manhattan Bridge. Learn about TA projects and how […]

Register for the Tour de Brooklyn

Tour de Brooklyn (2006)A StreetFilm by Clarence Eckerson Jr.Running Time: 4 minutes 5 seconds With this weekend’s Bike New York already sold out, don’t forget to sign up early for one of New York City’s best rides: Transportation Alternatives’ Tour de Brooklyn. Registration is free.  This year the family-friendly ride begins at Grand Army Plaza […]

Tour de Brooklyn: City is Considering Car-Free Central Park Trial

New York City Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan enjoys a lighter moment with Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz as Noah Budnick of Transportation Alternatives welcomes cyclists to the 2007 Tour de Brooklyn. The third annual Tour de Brooklyn bike ride rolled through the borough Sunday with sunny skies, temperatures in the low 70s and a light breeze along a […]

Streetfilms: Tour de Brooklyn 2009

Thousands of riders turned out for Sunday’s 5th Annual Tour de Brooklyn, sponsored by Transportation Alternatives. Elizabeth Press caught the action for Streetfilms, filming cyclists along the 23-mile route, which started and ended in Coney Island. According to TA, more than 2,000 participated in this year’s ride, with all online registration slots reserved in less […]

StreetFilms: Touring Brooklyn’s Future Waterfront Greenway

On Saturday, over 100 cyclists turned out for Brooklyn Greenway Initiative’s annual ride. For nearly a decade, they have been working with numerous community & government groups to bring a Hudson River-style recreation path from Greenpoint to Sunset Park. In the next few years, much of the 15-mile route will finally become reality. The tour […]