Bike to Work Day Finale: Why the Bronx Commutes By Bike

Streetfilms’ Robin Urban Smith was up on the Grand Concourse this morning for one of New York’s Bike to Work Day traditions — the Bronx Borough President’s ride from Poe Park down to Lou Gehrig Plaza. Watch and see all the different answers you get when you ask people, "Why do you bike to work?"

After the jump, more Bike to Work Day pics by photographer Andrew Hinderaker from today’s pit stops and press events.

bike_to_work_qbb.jpgFueling up at Transportation Alternatives’ Queensboro Bridge pit stop.
bike_work_bklyn.jpgAt the Brooklyn Bridge, near the end of the ascent.
commish.jpgThe Commish.
self.jpgSELF Magazine editor Lucy Danziger at a Times Square press event with TA director Paul Steely White. Danziger asked her staff to bike to work today. Details at 6 and 11.

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