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Blog Posts in May, 2012

N.Y.C. to Increase Enforcement Of Cyclists On Sidewalks

The Daily News reports that the City of New York is looking to increase the number of enforcement agents and raise the current $100 fine on commercial cyclists who illegally ride on sidewalks. ...
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NY Times Reporter Josh Brustein covers NY's latest cycle apps

For Cyclists, Revolution Must Catch Up As someone who rides a bicycle in New York City, I am still waiting for the smartphone revolution. There are dozens of public-transit apps for smartphones, ...
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Evaluating the Safety Effects of Bicycle Lanes in New York City

American Journal of Public Health has published the following study on the effectivness of bike lanes in New York City and the prevention of Bike lanes crashes. Objectives: We evaluated the effects of ...
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New York Bike Lawyers get to help #BikeCUNY and Citi Tech College celebrate Bike to Work Day.

Last week New York Bike lawyers got to help #bikeCUNY and Citi Tech celebrate "bike to work day". See the post below from BikeCUNY and its founder Alevtina (Allie) Verbovetskaya. Bringing ...
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4ZA Threadless Carbon Bicycle Handlebar Stem Recall

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 22, 2012 Release #12-183 Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 745-7703 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Bicycle Stems Recalled by Ridley ...
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DOT report finds that biking and walking do not increase the bike crash rate

New Report Finds That More Biking and Walking Does Not Increase Crash Rate A new report by the Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) found that when the rate of ...
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New York Bike Lawyers- 10 Bike-Related Recalls Before You Hit the Road for Bike to Work Day

May 15, 2012 Release #12-177 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 10 Bike-Related Recalls to Check Out Before You Hit the Road This Spring WASHINGTON, D.C. - Now that ...
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Over 100 Bike lights Handed out for Bike Month Today in NYC

Bikenyc.org: http://bikenyc.org/event/940 Over 100 free bike lights were handed out this morning by New York Bike lawyers Flanzig and Flanzig, LLP. We are looking forward to doing it again. Happy bike ...
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'Doored' While Cycling in NY- Dan Flanzig's article published today in the NYLJ

'Doored' While Cycling in New York: Not as Simple as Riding a Bike By Daniel Flanzig Contact All Articles New York Law Journal May 11, 2012 inShare 0 Daniel Flanzig May is bike month and with ...
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Daniel Flanzig's Article on Handling a "dooring' case in New York is to appear in the New York law Journal tomorrow.

Daniel Flanzig's article on handling a "dooring" case is New York including an in depth look at New York Vehicle and Traffic Law §1214 and cases applying the statute is to run in ...
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Free Bike Lights to be distributed by NY Bike Lawyers, this Friday, 6th Ave and 12th Street, NYC

In celebration of Bike Month and to get you ready for bike to work day, New York Bike Lawyers, Flanzig and Flanzig, LLP will be distributing free bike lights at the corner of 6th Ave and 12th Street ...
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Check Out Howler App to Protect your Bike

The iPhone App for Gear Lovers!! The Howler App is designed as an extremely easy-to-use gear documentation tool and a laser targeted theft alert system. The Howler App allows you to take photos of ...
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Cyclist barred from suing cycling club and city during USA cycling event

Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department, New York. Chet D. SCHWARTZ, respondent, v. Terence MARTIN, defendant third-party plaintiff, Century Road Club Association, et al., ...
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Bike Crash App goes World Wide!!

Since launching our Bike Crash App three weeks ago, we have learned that information about the App has been tweeted or re-tweeted almost 100,000 times! We are so excited that the cycling community is ...
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