July the Fifth Be With You

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We’re going to take today off, but we won’t leave you without a few things to read. So in case you missed these stories, click away:

  • On Friday, Mayor de Blasio admitted he needed to do more to keep cyclists save in, through and around Central Park.
  • The nation’s e-bike buying spree continues, even without any real support from our government, as Kea Wilson reported.
  • Two New Jersey members of Congress explained their opposition to congestion pricing because they want to make sure their well-off constituents can always drive in to see Springsteen on Broadway.
  • Read about the life of Jeffrey Williamson, the cyclist killed by a postal truck driver last week.

We’ll be back tomorrow. Thanks for your support.

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In case you missed it yesterday, City Council Member David Greenfield was bombarded in the Twitterverse after the Wall Street Journal reported that he plans to introduce a mandatory bike helmet law. (Streetsblog joined the fray with enthusiasm.) City Hall is also having none of it. Deputy Mayor Howard Wolfson shot down the helmet law […]