Manhattan Bike Lanes, Brooklyn Bike-Share, City Bike Law

Coinciding with the beginning of spring, this week’s calendar is all about the bikes. DOT will unveil plans for the northward expansion of Eighth and Ninth Avenue bike lanes, while there are three bike-share events on tap in Brooklyn. The week is capped by a session on bike laws with attorney Steve Vaccaro.

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

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