The laws would require riders to wear reflective vests with their employer’s name and an ID number so pedestrians can easily identify commercial cyclists.
The new campaign called “Don’t Be A Jerk” was put out by the Department of Transportation as part of the city’s Bike Smart initiative.
The Stuart C. Gruskin Foundation is asking businesses to sign up for a new initiative that would require training delivery bikers in safe and respectful riding.
A quarter of a million people ride bicycles in New York City each day, but how safe are they, and how safe are pedestrians from them?
Cyclist safety watchdogs are applauding the news as officers throughout Brooklyn are under orders to ticket bike riders riding on sidewalks, running red lights and riding in opposite direction traffic.
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.
The wife of bicycle accident victim — Stuart Gruskin — met with Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan Monday.
A pedestrian safety advocate is outraged after New York City released inaccurate information about pedestrian injuries caused by bike riders.
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