Bicycles

'Las Bicicletas' will celebrate art and the love of bicycles in New York City. (Credit: CBS 2)

‘Las Bicicletas’ Celebrates Art And The Love Of Bicycles From Mexico To New York City

Grab your walking shoes and your subway card and get ready to experience the American debut of a rolling art exhibit.

07/12/2014

Bicycles built by USO volunteers for Navy sailors and Marines to take home to their children after Fleet Week (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

USO Volunteers Build Bikes For Children Of Navy Sailors, Marines

The event, called Operation That’s My Ride, was held at Pier 92 as part of the 2014 Fleet Week New York.

05/24/2014

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Local Legislator: No One Should Ever Ride Bikes In Suffolk County

A teen from Long Island was prompted to contact a local lawmaker and call for the installation of bike lanes, after his mother was injured in an accident.

02/12/2014

Hoboken, N.J. (file / via Wikipedia)

Hoboken Bike Share Going Strong One Month In

We’ve reported quite a lot about New York City’s bike sharing program, Citi Bike, but another city in our area is also rolling along with one.

07/01/2013

Officials on Long Island's North Fork are no longer issuing permits for bike riders taking part in for-profit events. (Photo: CBS 2)

Big Event Bicycle Ban On Long Island’s North Fork Met With Mixed Opinions

A bicycle ban is drawing the ire of some Long Islanders. But many who live on the North Fork say they are sick of swarms of riders clogging their scenic East End roads.

06/14/2013

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New Brooklyn Vending Machines Allow For Bike Repairs On The Spot

Cyclists who get caught with a flat tire and can’t get to a bike shop now have a new option.

06/03/2013

Citi Bike racks at 11th Street and 6th Avenue (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Bike Sharing Program Finally Going Ahead; Preliminary Media Test Held

New York City transportation officials held a media test run Sunday for the city’s long-awaited bike-sharing program – the biggest in the country.

05/12/2013

U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. (file / credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Conn. Cyclists Arriving In Washington To Push Gun Reform

26 cyclists from Connecticut will wrap up a four-day ride to Washington today as they push for tougher gun laws.

03/12/2013

New York City Bicycle Deliverymen in Union Square - Jan. 31, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

New York City DOT Set To Crack Down Hard On Bicycle Delivery Riders

The New York City Department of Transportation has teamed up with Delivery.com to provide helmets, reflective vests, bells, and lights to 1,500 deliverymen citywide.

01/31/2013

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Workers Honor Colleagues Lost On 9/11 With Special Project For Military Kids

If Pier 86 on Manhattan’s West Side looks like a construction site today, there’s a very good reason for it.

09/06/2012

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Route 9W Sees More Cyclists, Accidents

Route 9W has been attracting more bicyclists lately, and while cycling is great for your body and the environment, it isn’t without risk.

09/04/2012

“I have news for you guys, it’s changing. We’re coming in and we’re taking over, but we’re friends.”

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Nick At Tom’s Restaurant

“You can literally take the battery out and charge it in a café, while you eat your eggs.” – Nick and his electric bicycle

09/06/2011

Judge Tosses Indictment Against NJ Man Who Hit Teen With Car

William Simkins’ lawyer says the 31-year-old was chasing three teens on bicycles when 16-year-old Jason Broschard swerved into the car’s path. Broschard was thrown from the bike and died at the scene.

07/28/2011

A man rides a bicycle through Times Square - File / Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Study: New Yorkers Not Embracing Bikes for Commuting

Other cities have pulled ahead of New York when it comes to bicycling to work, a new study says, despite a controversial push by Mayor Michael Bloomberg to build bike lanes across the city.

03/23/2011

NJ Lawmaker Backs Off Of Bicycle License Plate Idea

Under the bill proposed by Essex County Assemblywoman Cleopatra Tucker, riders or their parents would have to pay $10 a year to register their bikes with the state.

01/13/2011

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