Nancy Gruskin

FILE - A bicycle delivery man in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

City Council Passes New Rules Aimed At Errant Delivery Bike Riders

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.

10/12/2012

Bike Lane (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Department Of Transportation Rolls Out New Bike Safety Ads

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.

05/11/2011

Bicycle Delivery Rider (Photo/CBS 2)

NYC Widow Pushes ‘Pedal Pledge’ To Keep Pedestrians Safe

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.

03/08/2011

A man rides a bicycle through Times Square - File / Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

City Council Moves To Require Tracking Of Bicycle Accidents

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?

02/17/2011

Bicycle lanes in NYC. (credit: Getty Images)

Widow Applauds New Bike Safety Crackdown

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.

01/09/2011

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

Stuart Gruskin (Photo/CBS 2)

Bike Accident Victim’s Wife Gets DOT Apology

The wife of bicycle accident victim — Stuart Gruskin — met with Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan Monday.

09/20/2010

NYC Bike Riders/file (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

DOT Apologizes For Reporting False Bike Accident Info

A pedestrian safety advocate is outraged after New York City released inaccurate information about pedestrian injuries caused by bike riders.

08/27/2010