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Blog Posts in January, 2012

Bridge's Fencing Points to a Bigger Divide

Bridge’s Partial Fencing Points to a Bigger Divide -NY Times, Jan. 30th 2012 By LIZ ROBBINS The footbridge is, at first glance, unremarkable. It connects two sections of the Ingersoll public ...
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Record Low Set in Deaths From Traffic, but Cyclist deaths rise

Record Low Set in Deaths From Traffic, Mayor Says By MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM and KATE TAYLOR NY Times Published: December 29, 2011 Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg said Thursday that the number of traffic ...
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Alliance for Biking and Walking reveals top cycling cities and states

US reveals top cycling cities and states Alaska, Vermont and New York State record the highest levels of riding and walking Alaska and Boston have been picked out as the state and city seeing the ...
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Central Park Gets First East/West Shared Bike/Pedestrian Path

By Kate Hinds | Jan. 25 – 4:59 pm Transportation Nation- WNYC Transportation NAtion reports today that bicyclists wanting to cross Central Park had two legal choices: ride a couple of extra ...
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Cops refuse to investigate Brooklyn Vespa Accident Fatality

SUV killed a Vespa-driving Fort Greene mother of Three Aileen McKay-Dalton Despite three witnesses who say that the driver of an SUV blew through a red light and killed a Vespa-driving Fort Greene ...
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Women drive, walk and ride the El, but what about bikes?

New York Bike Safety Women drive, walk and ride the El, but what about bikes? By Marisa Paulson Medill News Service nwitimes.com | Posted: Sunday, January 22, 2012 CHICAGO Lisa Lubin began cycling ...
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Bicyclist's Family Criticizes Police Handling of Fatal Crash

Bicyclist’s Family Criticizes Police Handling of Fatal Crash The New York Times reports by HANNAH MIET. Three months and a lawsuit after their son’s death, the parents of Mathieu Lefevre, ...
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Four Hurt In NYC Pedicab Accident

Four Hurt When a Pedicab Slams Into a Taxi in Brooklyn By AL BAKER and MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM Published: June 10, 2009-NY Times The accident occurred at 7:26 a.m., a witness said. “The pedicab was ...
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What Makes Japan a Great Cycling Nation?

Japan has been ranked as the world's third greatest cycling nation behind the Netherlands and Denmark. But just what is it about Japan that makes cycling an attractive transport option to millions ...
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Actions of City Worker were Discretionary, Case Dismissed.

In this case, a bicyclist brought suit against the city off New York seeking damages for personal injuries sustained when she hit pothole. Following jury verdict for bicyclist, city moved to dismiss ...
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Ex-cop gets no jail time in NY cycle clash

The clash between the rookie police officer and the bike-riding activist happened in an instant. The fallout lasted for almost two years after video of the Times Square confrontation became a YouTube ...
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Hey bike industry, we aren't Barbie dolls

Hey bike industry, we aren’t Barbie dolls Jan 12, ’12 4:22 PM An excellent post on the excellent blog Sociological Images today pointed out a number of spot-on examples of ways companies ...
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A History of Don'ts for Women Riders

DON'TS FOR WOMEN RIDERS On June 21st of 1895, the "Newark Sunday Advocate" ran an alarming story — syndicated from New York World — about a recent gathering of the Unique ...
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How to Crash on Your Bike

RELATED CONTENT INJURY PREVENTION: Avoid common crashes VIDEO: NYC cyclist crashes In this blog post, Author Joe Lyndsay of Bicyling Mangazine offers some tips from professional racers on how to crash ...
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Bicycle.com lists the best Bike shops in America

The Best Bike Shops Every cyclist needs a good shop--a place to get a fix, find new rides, or congregate in a space devoted to two-wheeled worship. Step inside and check out our favorites The ...
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