Media Watch: Stay Tuned for Next Week’s New Yorker

Something to look forward to: Next week’s New Yorker is running a lengthy feature story on New York City bicycling and Critical Mass by Ben McGrath. 


Holy Rollers in This Week’s New Yorker

Ben McGrath’s big New Yorker story on bicycling is now online, Holy Rollers: The City’s Bicycle Zealots: "It’s the next big fight," a biker who has been agitating to get cars permanently banned from the Central Park loop said recently. "I really think I’m doing God’s work." He equated the current political moment with the nascent […]

Watching the Water Fall, by Bike

Next Thursday, artist Olaf Eliasson’s much-anticipated "New York City Waterfalls" installation will debut along the East River. The project, as elegantly described in this week’s New Yorker, "features four tall, widely separated, openwork steel towers housing powerful pumps that will pull river water up to a high basin and send it cascading down again, continuously, […]

David Byrne Presents: How New Yorkers Ride Bikes

David Byrne will host an evening of music, discussion, film, readings, and surprises dedicated to the advancement of bicycling in New York City, including talks and performances by the Classic Riders Bicycle Club, Jan Gehl, Buck Henry, Calvin Trillin, Paul Steely White, Jonathan Wood, and the Young@Heart Chorus. David Byrne is an Academy Award-winning musician […]

Eyes on the Street: MetroCard Bike

”The use of cycles has a place,” Councilman John Liu recently told the Times. ”But it doesn’t come anywhere near the capability of mass transit in making our city greener.” Whichever mode is greener, this New Yorker has all of his or her bases covered.

Friday Jobs Market

Looking to hire a smart, qualified person for a position in transportation planning, engineering, IT, or advocacy? Post a listing on the Streetsblog Jobs Board and reach our national audience of dedicated readers. Looking for a job? Here are this week’s listings: Community Organizer (Bilingual), San Francisco Bicycle Coalition The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition is seeking a seasoned, […]