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Blog Posts in November, 2012

The Art Of Lobbying: 7 Tips For Bicycle Advocates

The Art Of Lobbying: 7 Tips For Bicycle Advocates The Art Of Lobbying: 7 Tips For Bicycle Advocates The bicycle lobby is growing up. Gone are the days when politicians could say it was “silly ...
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USA's biggest bike share program maps out the future

Just over two years after its creation, Capital Bikeshare has demonstrated that Americans will use shared bikes for transportation if it is convenient. With about 1,670 bikes and 175 bike stations ...
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What if I am in a crash in N.Y. with an out-of-state driver?

What happens if you are in a bike crash in New York with a non-resident operating a vehicle in New York? The resolution of your claim and your ability to be compensated will depend on whether that ...
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Pedaling Art to Help Others

Pedaling Art to Help Others By ALLAN KOZINN If you’ve ever thought that the graceful play of chains, gears, tubing and cables that make up a fine bicycle could – if arranged differently ...
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Pedestrian struck by wrong way cyclist denied Summary Judgement in NYC

Reed v Male, 2012 N.Y. Misc. LEXIS 5218 Supreme Court of New York, New York County November 14, 2012, Decided 102848/2011 Reporter: Terry Reed, Plaintiff, against Andrew Male, Defendant. Notice: THIS ...
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Feel Good Film From T.A.

A little girl gets left behind because her father's stuck in car traffic. What happens next? Watch "Rolling," our new short film, to find out how it all turns out. You know that ...
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Traveling for the Holiday, great bike paths...

America’s Greatest Bike Paths Safe, Beautiful Trails from City to Countryside That Everyone Can Enjoy Millions of Americans now are cycling for transportation, exercise and fun. In response, ...
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Court Denies Summary Judgement to Cyclists in a "Dooring" Crash

ALFREDO VILLA, Appellant, v. KATHERINE LEANDROU, Respondent. 2011-06407. Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of New York, Second Department. Decided April 17, 2012. RIVERA, J.P., CHAMBERS, ROMAN ...
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Flooding Apparently Damaged Equipment for Bike-Share Program

Flooding Apparently Damaged Equipment for Bike-Share Program By MATT FLEGENHEIMER Published: November 14, 2012 New York City’s seemingly star-crossed bike-share program, once promised for last ...
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NYBC and allies meet with Governor's office to lobby Albany for Bicycle Safety Funding

NYBC and allies meet with Governor's office Protect threatened bike-ped funding! NYBC and allied advocates are urging Albany to equitably fund safety for bicyclists and walkers. The broad ...
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Flanzig and Flanzig in The New York Post - Medical Examiner's Procedures disclosed by the Post

Medical Examiner keeps thousands of brains for 'tests' families call needless · By SUSAN EDELMAN · October 28, 2012 EXCLUSIVE The city Medical Examiner's Office has kept the ...
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D.O.T. Proposal for New Central Park Lanes

Last month, Streetsblog reported that the Central Park loop would be getting a new lane configuration to clarify where pedestrians and cyclists belong, similar to changes recently implemented in ...
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