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Not so long ago: Yellow skies and roads made for cars

Last weekend, together with Transportation Alternatives and the Little Cupcake Bakeshop, we participated in a ride for Moving Planet Day, an international day to support moving our planet away from fossil fuels and toward renewable resources. The ride yielded an … Continue reading

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Victory!

A little celebration dance in honor of this week’s major milestone in the evolution of NYC streets: The dismissal of the lawsuit around the innovative bike lane in Prospect Park West. “Merely not liking a change is no basis for … Continue reading

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Protect your bike: (Re-) Introducing a neighborhood bike watch

Two years ago, a couple of our staffers created a neighborhood bike watch by way of a simple blog, aptly named “Bike Watch NYC”. However, after a few months we got busy, the season ended and we let the site … Continue reading

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Support for cycling: A busy week for advocacy

At last week’s National Bike Summit, hundreds and hundreds of cycling industry members and advocates traveled to D.C. to support bicycling at the federal level. Our goal was to remind Congress of the benefits of cycling, and to continue paving … Continue reading

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Federal budget cuts will impact cycling – and why we’re speaking out.

This is a very critical time for the future of cycling. Potential federal budget cuts are threatening the state of cycling in the U.S., and I’m headed to D.C. to get involved. For the past 20 years, a small percentage … Continue reading

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Welcoming the new normal: Why bike lanes matter to our future

Change is hard – even when it’s inevitable. Through the past few years, as all New Yorkers adjust to NYC streets changing to be more bike-friendly, the conversation around this evolution always reveals a noteworthy occurrence: Go to any meeting … Continue reading

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Using bicycles to better opportunities for NYC youth: RAB Summit

This weekend, New York City’s own non-profit youth organization Recycle-A-Bicycle is hosting their Youth Bike Summit. We are proud to be one of the sponsors of this event, and have been avid supporters of Recycle-A-Bicycle for years. In fact, several … Continue reading

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