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Upper West Side »

PODCAST: Breaking Down Barriers in NYC Cycling

Liz Patek documents all the different types of people riding bikes.

Williamsburg »

Thief Hacks Down 25-Foot Tree to Steal Bike, Locals Say

A thief cut down a tree in front of 242 Grand St. to steal a bike, locals say.

Upper West Side »

PODCAST: Advocating for Safe Streets and a Radical Idea for Broadway

Ken Coughlin has been cycling and walking local streets for many years.

Midtown »

NY Senate Passes Bill Protecting Bus Drivers Who Fatally Strike Pedestrians

The bill was passed in the State Senate yesterday and is now heading to the State Assembly.

Bed-Stuy »

'Friday Night Lights' Event To Raise Awareness of Safety on Atlantic Avenue

Groups calling for street improvements will help pedestrians cross the roadway using lights.

Upper West Side »

Upper West Side Sees Largest Jump in Pedestrian Deaths Despite Vision Zero

Six people were killed in the 10025 zip code last year, compared to just one in 2013.

Upper West Side »

Protesters Call for 'Car-Centric' UWS Transportation Leaders to Step Down

The group protested at a Community Board 7 meeting calling for committee leaders to step down.

Jackson Heights »

Get Your Children Into Cycling With 'Kidical Mass' Meetups

The meetups will be held in Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan. 

Upper West Side »

Crashes at W. 96th St. Intersection Remain Steady Despite Safety Overhaul

Car accidents went up while pedestrian injuries fell in the the six months since it was revamped.


Advocates Propose Protected Bike Lane on Jay Street

The bike lane would run along Jay Street from the Manhattan Bridge entrance to Fulton Street. 

Gravesend »

Cyclists Would Be Banned From Using Cellphones Under New Legislation

Mark Treyger's proposed law would make New York City the largest in the nation to ban the practice.

Bushwick »

Advocates Want More Safety Improvements at Deadly Ridgewood Intersection

A ban on turns during peak hours did not apply to buses at the time of a man's death on Oct. 30, 2014.

Concourse »

Join Thousands of Cyclists for the Tour de Bronx Bike Ride

The event will take place on Sunday, Oct. 26 starting at the Bronx County Building.

Corona »

Help Beautify Busy Street Near Flushing Meadows Park

The busy Corona corridor connects many to Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.