Streetfilm: Snackin’ and Schwaggin’ in Queens



Community board intransigence
aside, cyclists abound in Queens, where Transportation Alternatives set up shop this week to hand out Bike Month snacks and schwag to commuters coming off the Queensborough Bridge. Streetfilms’ Clarence Eckerson was there.

  • Larry Littlefield

    I didn’t see this event on the calendar.

    http://gothamist.com/2008/05/09/beer_bike_pedal.php

  • KOB
  • Angus Grieve-Smith

    A free Dutch bike for drinking beer? I’m so there. But I do hope that the guy steering doesn’t drink on the job.

  • Bigupps

    Do they set up camp elsewhere, aka Brooklyn/Manhattan Bridge areas? I’d like those giant snap-on bracelets!

  • Matt Kime

    When was this? Nearly every day I ride through there – twice!

  • Angus Grieve-Smith

    Bigupps, you missed the breakfast at Grand Army Plaza on Tuesday.

    Matt, there will be two afternoon events at the Queensboro Bridge, May 22 and 29th.

    A full events listing is here:

    http://bikemonthnyc.org/

  • Clarence

    Even though I am joking around on camera, those reflective strips from the DOT are the coolest thing around. Make sure to get some at these breakfast/snack things!

  • The next TA Queens Committee meeting is today, Monday, 5/12 at the Greater Astoria Historical Society 35-20 Broadway 4th Floor from 6:30p-8p. All are invited.

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