A lot of neighborhood activists swear by the maxim that it’s easier to organize against something than to drum up support for something new. But apparently this rule of thumb doesn’t apply to the Prospect Park West bike lane. Based on the latest tallies from Facebook, the incipient skirmish over New York’s newest two-way protected […]
A Tuesday night meeting dubbed the “Fort Greene Town Hall on the City’s War on Cars" descended into chaos when the safe-street advocates in the room tried to counter lies and nonsense from the automobile zealots.
You might have seen it making the rounds over the last couple of days — the new Mercedes ad in which a bike messenger challenges a driver in one of the company’s luxury vehicles to a race from Harlem to the Fulton Ferry landing in Brooklyn. There are many irritating things about the ad, including […]
Do you have your ticket to the Streets Ball? The annual benefit for Streetsblog and Streetfilms is just a week off, and this year’s event will be quite the soiree. Our guests of honor will be DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan, City Council Member Danny Dromm, and Brooklyn Community Board 16 chair Bettie Kollock-Wallace. The master […]
Bike to Work Day is as good a day as any to take stock of how much work remains for New York to become a truly safe place to ride a bike, where everyone who wants to get places by bicycle can feel comfortable doing so. The League of American Bicyclists said on Wednesday that […]