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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