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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

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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

Dan Suraci, instructor with Bike New York (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Course Helps Inexperienced Cyclists Prepare For NYC Bike Share

A week from today, Citi Bike stations in Manhattan and Brooklyn will go online, and thousands of inexperienced cyclists rolling out.

05/20/2013

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

Greenwich Village Community Board Meeting Focuses On Bike Share Program

Over 300 people showed up Thursday night for a community board meeting in Greenwich Village and the topic was the upcoming Citi Bike program.

05/03/2013

A Citi Bike rack in Manhattan - May 2, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Latest Pushback Against Citi Bike Is Over Weight Limit

There have been protests and lawsuits over the location of the new bike share racks, but the latest pushback against the Citi Bike program is over one of its rules.

05/02/2013

Citi Bike racks at 99 Bank Street in the West Village - April 30, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

West Village Apartment Building Sues Over Bike Share Racks

There have been press conferences and angry flyers slapped on Citi Bike racks, but one West Village apartment building is apparently the first legal challenge to them.

04/30/2013

Sandy Hook Memorial Grows (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Cyclists Head From Newtown To D.C. In Support Of Gun Control

Twenty-six cyclists were biking from Newtown, Conn., to Washington, D.C., this weekend to send a message.

03/09/2013

A "LOOK!" sticker is seen on a taxi in Manhattan - Sept. 25, 2012 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

NYC DOT, TLC Introduce ‘LOOK!’ Campaign For Taxi Riders

New York City officials are asking taxi passengers to look before they open their door because it could save a life.

09/25/2012

Prospect Park Bike Lane Battle

Changes Proposed For Prospect Park Loop

Officials are considering changes to the Prospect Park Loop in Brooklyn that would eliminate a car lane to create one for pedestrians and another for cyclists.

02/28/2012

Erika Lefevre at a demonstration outside One Police Plaza on Nov. 30, 2011 (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Advocates For Safer Streets Hold Rally Outside One Police Plaza

Transportation Alternatives and concerned citizens took to One Police Plaza on Wednesday demanding the NYPD enforce traffic laws to make city streets safer for pedestrians and bikers.

11/30/2011

CrashStat (credit: Transportation Alternatives)

Transportation Alternatives Maps NYC Pedestrian Crashes

The system – called CrashStat – is an interactive map. So, you can check out your own neighborhood.

10/17/2011

A horse-drawn carriage and a cyclist are seen in Central Park - New York, NY - Jul 27, 2007 - Photo: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images

Transportation Alternatives Wants Cyclists To Report Their Tickets

They want to make sure cyclists are receiving tickets for truly dangerous behavior, and not being harassed when they are rolling along safely.

05/31/2011

A horse-drawn carriage and a cyclist are seen in Central Park - New York, NY - Jul 27, 2007 - Photo: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images

City Council Considers Ban On Cars In Central, Prospect Parks

The City Council met Wednesday to look at a complete ban on cars in Central and Prospect parks, in part, to make things easier on cyclists who have been the target of a ticketing blitz lately.

03/24/2011

Bicycle lanes in NYC. (credit: Getty Images)

Bikers Say They’re Being Targeted Unfairly

With more bike lanes across the city and more cyclists using them, police are now cracking down on cyclists for violating traffic laws.

01/10/2011

Tandem Bicycle - File / Photo: Nick Wilson/ALLSPORT

Blind Cyclists Ride Through NYC Boroughs

Visually impaired cyclists on tandem bikes are participating in a 5-borough, 24-hour relay – to raise awareness and money.

10/22/2010

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