Rally at DA’s Office Postponed

The families organizing the demonstration at the Manhattan DA’s office, which was planned for Monday morning, are postponing the event due to the snowstorm hitting the city. The rally is tentatively re-scheduled for next Monday, March 9. We’ll let you know when the date has been finalized.


Monday: Rally for Traffic Justice at Manhattan DA’s Office

We’re re-posting the notice for this demonstration, which is back on for Monday after being postponed due to the snowstorm earlier this week. Note that the rally is on for noon, not earlier in the day as previously scheduled. The families of Hayley Ng and Diego Martinez, the two preschoolers killed by a van while […]

DA Offers Plea to Road Rager Gonzalez

The DA’s office has not contacted the witness who took this photograph of Gus Gonzalez last May. At a hearing in criminal court on Monday, Manhattan prosecutors offered a plea deal to Gus Gonzalez, the driver who assaulted cyclist Ray Bengen in the Ninth Avenue bike lane last May. Gonzalez had been charged with third […]

Manhattan DA Subpoenas Twitter to Solve Vexing @BicycleLobby Case

The Twitterverse had a good laugh on July 22, when the Daily News and the Associated Press reported, in all seriousness, that the @BicycleLobby had claimed responsibility for planting white flags on top of the Brooklyn Bridge. Both outlets reversed course after it was pointed out that @BicycleLobby is a self-identified parody account. But it […]

Legal Ordeal Continues for Driver Assault Victim Ray Bengen

Ray Bengen had his day in Manhattan Criminal Court this morning, but it might not be his last appearance at 100 Centre Street. Hit with a potential "criminal mischief" charge by the Manhattan DA’s office after getting doored, bruised, and screamed at by an SUV driver in the Ninth Avenue bike lane (allegedly this man: […]