A man on a bicycle was struck and killed early Sunday near Prospect Park in Brooklyn.
A cyclist admits he ran three red lights in Brooklyn, but thinks the ticket for more than $1,500 he received is excessive, according to a published report.
Three New York City council members say something has to be done to handle Brooklyn Bridge’s rising pedestrian and bike traffic.
The program aims to get New Yorkers to go green and get thinking about other ways to use the streets besides driving. In addition to getting some fresh air and exercise, don’t miss out on the top events this year.
The bicyclist, Jonathan Tully, 16, was admitted to Stony Brook University Medical Center in stable but guarded condition.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s office is boasting that bicycles are now the toast of the town — up 14 percent, with close to 19,000 city cyclists every day compared to spring 2010 where that daily number was 16,463.
So far this year, police have given out 230 tickets to riders for ignoring signals and other violations as they zip around the park’s 6-mile loop.
The cyclist told CBS 2′s Dr. Max Gomez that he started riding seriously about a year and a half after his accident. He said that was important not just physically but also psychologically. It gave him something to focus on other than his injuries.
Police said she was riding on Atlantic Avenue near Prospect Heights when she was clipped by a car door that sent her reeling into the path of an MTA bus.
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