Bicycle Ride: New York City Century

One of New York City’s premier bike rides supports the work of Transportation Alternatives. Ride between 15 and 100 miles through the streets of New York City with 5,000 other riders from around the world.

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Mass Pedicab Ride on City Hall

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Fair Regulation, Not Strangulation No Cap, No Bans on Pedicab Industry 100 plus Pedicabs will ride en masse from Columbus Circle down Broadway to City Hall starting at noon. Media are invited to "embed" as pedicab passengers at any point during the ride. 2 p.m. press conference on City Hall steps will target City Council […]

Cyclists Ride with Pedicabs to Rally at City Hall

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The City Council Consumer Affairs Committee is set to vote on regulations that would put a very low cap on the total number of pedicabs in the City and ban certain types of pedicabs from City streets. Time’s Up! joins the Pedicab Owners’ Association against these unreasonable regulations to say: NO CAPS! NO BANS! SAVE THE […]
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The Sixth Annual Memorial Ride and Walk

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On Sunday, the NYC Street Memorial Project held the 6th Annual Memorial Ride and Walk. According to the New York City Department of Transportation, 151 pedestrians and 18 bicyclists were killed on the streets of New York City in 2010. Participants called for stronger measures to reduce traffic fatalities. The ride culminated by installing a “Ghost […]

Cory Booker Joins Fledging Bike Collective for a Ride Around Newark

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Newark Mayor Cory Booker pedaled with the Brick City Bike Collective on its inaugural ride. Photo: Moiz Kapadia. Via Mobilizing the Region, here’s some more mayoral bike news, this time from across the Hudson. Newark’s Brick City Bike Collective launched earlier this summer, bringing a new voice for safe streets to a city that sorely […]

NYC Bicyclists Get Their Own MapQuest

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Ride the City displays streets with bike lanes in green. The good old New York City Bike Map is about to face some stiff competition. On Sunday, three enterprising cyclists launched "Ride the City," a web site that finds the safest and most efficient routes for those on two wheels. Here’s how it works: The […]