bike safety

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L.I. Legislator’s Stance On Bike Safety Sets Off Social Media Backlash

Barraga also advised against running in the street and suggested that runners and bikers go to the gym instead of using bike lanes where people are still at risk of getting hit by a car.

02/17/2014

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 Bicycle - File / Photo: Getty Images

City Council Slams DOT, Pushes For Bike Safety Data

After the Department of Transportation called CBS 2’s Bike Bedlam reports false, they reneged on its claim and admitted that there was a lack of bike safety data in New York City.

11/04/2010

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