Memorial Ride for Mark Grichevsky

Mark Grichevsky was 18 years old. He was a student at City As School, and was also an intern at Recycle-A-Bicycle. He was struck by a car on May 29th in the afternoon, near his home in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. He passed away 4 days later in the hospital. This ride will link up with the Recycle-A-Bicycle Ride Club for youth.


If you are interested in volunteering to help with the ghost bike memorials,
pedestrian memorials or memorial bike rides please send an email to streetmemorials @ gmail . com.

For more information about ghost bike memorials:

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Ghost Bikes Memorial Ride Marks Another Year of Loss

Grief, solidarity and resolve brought out two hundred New York cyclists yesterday for the third annual Ghost Bikes Memorial Ride, to commemorate cyclists killed by motor vehicle drivers last year. At the Canal Street & Bowery triangle by the entrance to the Manhattan Bridge bike path, Steve Hindy raised his empty arms in a pantomime […]

Bicycle Film Festival: 14 Short Films

One showing of a 14-film program. A HISTORY OF THE BICYCLE USA 2001 | DV | 6 min. Dir. Michael P. Gaughan Historian David Herlihey illustrates the development of the modern bicycle and its impact on society. IN MEMORIUM UK/Portugal 2006 | DV | 4 min. Dir. Eduardo Amaro Every day, the same route. Every […]

Eric Ng Memorial Bike Ride This Saturday

There will be a memorial bike ride for Eric Ng, the cyclist killed by a drunk driver on the Hudson River Greenway last week. Details below. Also, here is a note from the Visual Resistance blog. VR are the guys who make the "ghost bikes:" I’ve been making ghost bikes for strangers for a year and […]

The Sixth Annual Memorial Ride and Walk

On Sunday, the NYC Street Memorial Project held the 6th Annual Memorial Ride and Walk. According to the New York City Department of Transportation, 151¬†pedestrians and 18 bicyclists were killed on the streets of New York City in 2010. Participants called for stronger measures to reduce traffic fatalities. The ride culminated by installing a “Ghost […]

Memorial Ride Tonight for Two Manhattan Cyclists

There will be a memorial ride tonight for two cyclists killed last week. Alvaro Olson and Jian-Lan Zhang both died last Wednesday, April 16. Both were struck by delivery trucks. As of last week no charges had been filed in either case. Here is tonight’s schedule (times approximate): 7:00 Meet in Union Square 7:30 Ride […]