Free Bike Helmet Giveaway

Councilmember Jessica Lappin is hosting a free bicycle helmet giveaway today. New York City Department of Transportation officials will be there to fit each individual with a free bike helmet. Please attend this event and tell your friends and family!

  • I got one from DOT in the early part of the summer. I was impressed: the DOT staff were very careful in fitting the helmet to my head.

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