Fix Your Bike Workshop

This is an open shop in which you may use our tools and bike stands to work on your bike. Experienced volunteer mechanics will be present to answer any questions you may have, but they will not do the work for you. If you have a big project, please be considerate of the time and plan ahead.

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Will de Blasio’s Bike Lane Network Keep Pace With Citi Bike Expansion?

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A City Council hearing on bike infrastructure is about to get underway this afternoon, where council members will “focus on ways to improve” NYC bike infrastructure, according to a press release from Ydanis Rodriguez, the transportation chair. One issue that Transportation Alternatives will be highlighting at the hearing is the mismatch between the existing bike […]

One City, By Bike: Citi Bike Beyond the Central Business District

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This is part two of a five-part series by former NYC DOT policy director Jon Orcutt about the de Blasio administration’s opportunities to expand and improve cycling in New York. Read part one here. The pending expansion of Citi Bike to at least 12,000 bikes is an obvious reference point for further bike network development (if the […]
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Portland Tries Out “Advisory Bike Lanes”

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Portland is importing a new kind of bike lane design from the Netherlands. “Advisory bike lanes” allow drivers to use the bike lane space if they have to — and if it’s safe. Jonathan Maus at Bike Portland reports that advisory bike lanes are intended for streets with high bike traffic but not a high volume of […]

Eyes on the Street: The Case of the Missing Bike Lanes

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The streets have been repaved. Lane striping, crosswalks, and stop bars have been added back. But there’s something missing from two streets in DOT’s bike network: bike lanes. In Williamsburg, Driggs Avenue has been repaved — but you would never know it’s a key bike connection from the Williamsburg Bridge. The street has all its stripes back except […]