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.
Jay Walder is resigning as chairman and chief executive officer of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority effective Oct. 21.
Some shutterbugging on New York City Transit has won two people a free month of rides.
They want to make sure cyclists are receiving tickets for truly dangerous behavior, and not being harassed when they are rolling along safely.
The NYPD has issued nearly 14,000 tickets so far this year for cyclists who run red lights, ride on sidewalks and bike against traffic.
As the weather gets warmer, seasonal bikers are returning to the street in time for spring’s numerous outdoor cycling events.
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?
There was a warning Thursday from transit advocates — higher fares and deeper cuts are on the way unless the next governor of New York forks over more money for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.