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A Citi Bike user pedals off from a bicycle station in New York City. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Bicycling Magazine Ranks NYC Most Bike-Friendly City In U.S.

Bicycling Magazine’s editor said ranking high in the magazine’s list is a sign of a healthy city.

09/03/2014

High school sophomores Sabastian Rahman and Jocelyn Dicent are pitching an idea for a space for bikes and pedestrians along the Rockaway Freeway. (Credit: CBS 2)

High School Students Propose Bike Lane On Sandy-Damaged Rockaway Peninsula

As the Rockaway Peninsula continues to rebuild after Superstorm Sandy, some young activists say they have a great idea to fill a prominent empty space.

03/27/2014

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Amsterdam Avenue Business Owners: Hit Brakes On Plan For Bike Lanes

The local community board has asked the city to devise a plan for Amsterdam Avenue that is expected to include a bike lane.

10/21/2013

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio in front of City Hall (file / credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Eye On Politics: Bill De Blasio Calls For Tax On The ‘Wealthiest New Yorkers’

New York City Public Advocate and mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio has called for the richest New Yorkers to pay a little more in taxes.

06/25/2013

New York City Republican Mayoral Candidate Joseph Lhota (file / credit: Joe Lhota for Mayor)

Eye On Politics: Lhota Wants To Continue Legacies Of Giuliani, Bloomberg

New York City Republican mayoral hopeful Joseph Lhota said that everything great that has happened over the past 20 years is quite fragile and he said this election is going to have consequences.

06/20/2013

Mayoral transportation forum at Baruch College, June 19, 2013. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Mayoral Hopefuls Weigh In On City Bike Lanes At Transportation Forum

Some of the Democratic candidates for mayor of New York City took part in a forum on transportation issues at Baruch College on Wednesday.

06/19/2013

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Report: 54.7 Miles Of New Bike Lanes Coming To Jersey City

A total of 54.7 miles of bike lanes and shared bike routes will be coming to Jersey City, according to a published report.

12/09/2012

Bicycle lanes in NYC. (credit: Getty Images)

Poll: New Yorkers Approve of Bike Lanes

The New York Times poll has found that when asked if bike lanes are a good idea or bad idea, 66 percent of New Yorkers say they were a good idea, with the highest support coming from Manhattan.

08/22/2012

Phyllis Cannon (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Hits Woman With $115 Ticket For Parking In Bike Lane That Doesn’t Exist: Mayor: ‘What Do You Want Me To Do?’

Even “Ripley’s Believe It Or Not” would be taken aback by this story. A woman received a ticket for parking in a bike lane that doesn’t exist – and New York City is saying “too bad, pay the fine.”

07/05/2012

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Let There Be Bicycles: Cross-Town Lanes Coming To Midtown Soon

Going cross-town through Midtown Manhattan almost always means sitting in traffic. However, the city now has a plan to speed things up — as long as you are on a bicycle.

06/01/2012

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Brooklyn Lawmaker Wants To Make All Bicyclists Wear Helmets, But Bloomberg Not On Board

You might assume the mayor supports mandatory bike helmets because he’s been so pro-active on other things, but not this time.

05/31/2012

A sign for the proposed pedestrian plaza in Dorman Square. (Credit: CBS 2)

Potential Pedestrian Plaza In Midwood Being Met With Resistance

At Dorman Square in Midwood, Brooklyn, the Department of Transportation wants to shut down a one-block stretch of Elm Avenue and a create a pedestrian plaza, like the one in Clinton Hill, where the DOT kicked out cars and installed cafe tables and chairs.

04/25/2012

A Cyclist - New York, NY - Sep 15, 2011 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Cycling On The Rise In New York City

Over the past ten years bicycle riding in New York City has quadrupled, according to DOT commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan.

12/09/2011

A cyclist makes his way through Central Park - New York, NY (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Study: Approximately 1,000 Pedestrians Struck By Bikes Annually In New York

As Mayor Michael Bloomberg moves forward with his initiative to add bike lanes throughout New York City and a proposed bike-sharing system, a new study may have some wanting him to hit the brakes.

09/19/2011

Manhattan Bike Lane (Credit: CBS 2)

NYC DOT Installs Controversial Bike Lanes On High-Traffic First And Second Avenues In Manhattan

There’s more bike bedlam in New York City, as the Department of Transportation starts installing new bike lanes in heavy traffic areas on First and Second Avenues in Manhattan.

07/07/2011

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