Eyes on the Street: Bike to Work Day NYC

btw_group.jpgCouncil Member David Yassky, DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan and TA’s Paul Steely White

Here are some early pics from this morning’s Bike to Work festivities, courtesy of Transportation Alternatives. Don’t forget to tag your own shots for our Flickr pool, and stay tuned for Streetfilms coverage. 

btw_table.jpg TA treats cyclists to a complimentary breakfast

btw_jsk.jpgSadik-Khan and Dani Simons, also of DOT, riding to work

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Eyes on the Street: T.A. Rings in Bike Month

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L-R: DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan, Transportation Alternatives Director Paul Steely White and Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe at this morning’s Bike Month NYC event on 9th Avenue. Benepe with White and Streetsblog Publisher Mark Gorton. Photos: Will Sherman/Transportation Alternatives 

Streetfilm: City Officials Talk Up Bike Month

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In contrast — or, conceivably, as a complement — to the L.A. Times portrait of city cycling, here’s a Streetfilm from Elizabeth Press, shot yesterday at Transportation Alternatives’ Bike Month NYC kick-off. At a press conference held in the new 14th Street plaza, DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan talks about present and future street-level improvements, Parks […]

Sadik-Khan Has Two Things Her Predecessors Lacked…

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Transportation Alternatives’ press release on the naming of Janette Sadik-Khan as New York City’s new transportation commissioner doesn’t pull any punches when it comes to her predecessors: Transportation Alternatives commends the Mayor on his appointment of Janette Sadik-Khan as the next Commissioner of the NYC DOT. His thoughtful and progressive appointment will usher in an […]

DOT and TLC Unveil New Anti-Dooring Video and Decal

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At a press conference at Union Square this morning, DOT and the Taxi and Limousine Commission announced another facet of the LOOK! campaign, a new video and a decal reminding taxi passengers to exit on the curb side and check for cyclists before opening cab doors. DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan, Deputy Mayor Howard Wolfson and […]

Breaking News: 94th Precinct Clipping Bikes on Bedford Ave

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Police officers from Brooklyn’s 94th precinct are, at this moment, clipping bike locks and seizing bicycles parked along Bedford Ave. according to Community Board 1 Transportation Chair Teresa Toro. The precinct gave Community Board members no advanced notice of the police action. Phone calls to the precinct have gone unanswered. Toro, who also works for […]

Livable Streets Leaders Are NY’s Most Beautiful Politicos

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Move on over, Bar Refaeli and make room on the newsstand for Paul Steely White and Janette Sadik-Khan. City Hall, a free monthly newspaper, has named the pair of leading transportation policy wonks to its "30 Most Beautiful People in New York Politics" list. While Sadik-Khan was a shoo-in, we hear that Steely White just barely […]