This Week: Traffic-Calming on PPW, Hobnobbing With RPA

It’s the busiest week of the year so far, starting with tonight’s big Brooklyn event. The RPA’s annual big to-do is Friday, followed by a full slate of Saturday happenings.

Keep an eye on the calendar for updated listings. Got an event we should know about? Drop us a line.

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A Refresher on How PPW Bike Lane Opponents Cherrypick Their Numbers

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While parents and kids were out celebrating three years of safe, all-ages cycling at the Prospect Park West Family Bike Ride last week, the remnants of NBBL were apparently scouring their Rolodex for media contacts who still take them seriously. A short item from Post columnist David Seifman notes that unidentified “critics” of the PPW […]

Tonight: Voices of Reason Needed to Counter PPW Bike Lane Hysteria

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Its fresh green paint is already bringing relief to car-free commuters, but that hasn’t stopped anonymous opponents of a safer Prospect Park West from continuing to spread anti-cyclist tripe of the kind pictured above. Though no names or contact information have to our knowledge accompanied any of these fliers, local media can’t resist piling on, […]

PPW Bike Lane Lawsuit Will Be Decided on the Merits — Bring It On

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Judge says Prospect Park West bike lane case to proceed. I think the case’s merits speak for themselves. pic.twitter.com/d92runmfZk — Janette Sadik-Khan (@JSadikKhan) March 15, 2016 Brooklyn Supreme Court Judge Bert Bunyan ruled yesterday that Prospect Park West bike lane opponents did indeed file suit before the six-month statute of limitations had run out. The […]