Bike to Work Day Open Thread

bike_commuter.jpgIf you’ve got a story, observation, or factoid from your ride in this morning, tell us all about it in the comments.

Thanks to Bicycles Only for the photo illustration on the right. You can contribute any pictures you take of today’s commute to our Flickr pool by adding the "streetsblog" tag.

Stay tuned for more Bike to Work Day coverage from Clarence, Elizabeth, and the Streetfilms crew. I hear they’re aiming for a record turn-around on this one.

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Bike to Work Day Open Thread

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Greetings From the Manhattan Bridge on Bike to Work Day

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Watch: Bike to Work Week TV Advertisement From 1993

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New York in 1993 has been a topic of discussion since the New Museum opened its exhibit exploring the city of two decades ago. Now, another time capsule has been unearthed: a promotional video from Transportation Alternatives inviting New Yorkers to take part in Bike to Work Week. While some things have remained the same […]

Happy Bike to Work Day, NYC

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Well, you really couldn’t ask for a better day to commute by bike. Here’s a shot from the Brooklyn side of the Manhattan Bridge at 8:30 this morning. Word is that the Hudson River Greenway was a torrent of bike traffic. If you’ve got pictures from today’s commute, share them with us: add the “Streetsblog” […]