Draw pictures of bicycles in an artist’s studio. This workshop focuses on gesture, composition and basic bicycle anatomy. Participants draw bicycles from observation. All levels welcome. Class size limited to 10 participants. Basic materials provided.
Join Transportation Alternatives and the NYC Bike Coalition at the gala opening of Why I Ride: The Art of Bicycling in New York. Why I Ride is an exciting, multi-venue exhibition produced by Veloprop that showcases New York artists and cyclists working in photography, painting, drawing, and sculpture or installation, who are inspired by the […]
Tuesday morning, a group of intrepid high schoolers in the western Michigan city of Walker got onto their bikes and into a heap of trouble. The Kenowa Hills High School students, eschewing a tradition of senior pranks that often destroy school property (spray-painting lockers and super-gluing doors, for example), opted to ride their bikes to […]
Copenhagen just keeps finding new ways to make it easier and more convenient to bike. Recently I had the chance to take a tour with Mikael Colville-Andersen of Copenhagenize and see some of the innovations that have changed the city’s streets since I was there four years ago. First off, if you’ve seen my 2010 […]
This summer, Transportation Alternatives has collaborated with Groundswell Mural Project to honor children that have been killed by cars and trucks along 3rd Avenue and to promote traffic safety. The Groundswell project team is an outstanding youth group from the Third Avenue corridor community that has worked under the guidance of acclaimed social activist artists […]