And Now, Your Bike-to-School Moment of Zen

A snapshot of the morning commute on the first day of school from Doug Gordon, a.k.a. Brooklyn Spoke.

That is all.

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James Vacca Wonders: “Is There a Need for More Pedestrian-Friendly Streets in This City?” (CHN) MTA Announces $2 Billion in Capital Program Cuts (2nd Ave Sagas); Times Keeps It Cutesy Walder, Goldsmith Tout Promise of Public-Private Partnerships (Crain’s) Jim Walden and Norman Steisel Play Brooklyn Paper Like a Fiddle Brooklyn Spoke: DOT’s Manhattan Bridge Bowery […]

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Lhota Says Base Fare Will Probably Rise to $2.50 (NYT, News, SAS) Her Daughter’s Killer Unnamed and Unpenalized, Mother of Roxana Buta Sues City (Post, DNA) Case Dropped Against Lindsay Lohan for Alleged Hit-and-Run in Chelsea (NYT) 3-Vehicle Collision Leaves School Bus Overturned in East Harlem; NYPD: Nothing to See Here (DNA) Cyclist Struck, Seriously […]

Today’s Headlines

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Turning Truck Driver Kills Ngozi Agbim, 73, at Ocean Pkwy and Church Ave (Ditmas Park Corner, News) More Coverage of Yesterday’s WalkNYC Wayfinding Unveiling (NYT, AMNY, Post, DNA, WNYC) Speed Cam Win: Small Step for Safety, Giant Precedent in Albany (CapNY) Pelham Parkway Neighbors Want Traffic Calming in Advance of New School (Bronx Times) DNA Checks […]

Today’s Headlines

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Cuomo Goes to Washington for Aid Appeal (NYT, CapNY) New Yorkers Give High Marks to MTA, Acknowledge Climate Change in Siena Poll (NYT) MTA Considering LaGuardia Express Buses From Downtown Brooklyn and Other Sites (CapNY, SAS) J and Z Trains Are Running to Broad Street This Morning (SAS) Citing Baseless AAA Report, Lawsuit Seeks to “Shut […]

Local High School Students Create Bike Posters for the Lower East Side

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To finish out the third summer of the Local Spokes youth ambassadors program, a bike-based curriculum for high school students from Chinatown and the Lower East Side, eight teenagers designed and printed posters about bicycling now on display in the neighborhood. The new posters join street signs designed by last year’s participants encouraging local residents to […]