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

Cops On UWS Cracking Down On Law Breaking Bike Riders

Police on the Upper West Side have been cracking down on bike riders who are running red lights, riding on sidewalks, and those who ride on the wrong side of the street.

05/27/2014

Citi Bike riders say these barriers are causing serious accidents. (Credit CBS 2)

Citi Bike Riders Blame Accidents On New Concrete Barriers

Last Friday, fire officials said that a man struck a barrier in Midtown and fell on his head. He was rushed to the hospital unconscious.

11/01/2013

A woman locks up her bike on a Manhattan street on September 15, 2011 in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bikers Beware: New Safety Rules Will Crack Down On Reckless Riders

Commercial and recreational bikers beware. Jimmy Vacca, chair of the City Council Transportation Committee is promising tough new safety rules in the coming year and strict enforcement of the current ones.

12/27/2011

A cyclist makes his way down Broadway on the newly painted section called Broadway Boulevard in midtown Manhattan July 11, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYC To Start Recording Accidents Between Bikes, Pedestrians

Pedestrians hit and injured by bicycle riders – it’s a statistic that no one kept. However, after CBS 2 exposed the gap in record-keeping, New York City is moving to fill in the blanks.

10/20/2010