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New Bike Share Map Shows Where Your New Stations Will Be

New York City -- here's a draft map of how docking stations will be sited for the city's new bike share system. The system, which will be operated by Portland-based Alta Bicycle Share, is now ...
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My New Monthly Bike Law Column "Wheels of Justice"

My New Monthly Column On Legal Issues Facing Cyclists I am a longtime supporter of the New York Bicycling Coalition, the State's largest NY bicycle advocacy group. Starting this past month, I have ...
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Appellate Court Affirms dismissal of Bike Crash Victim's Case Caused by the Negligence of the D.O.T.

Today the Appellate Division handed down a decision affirming the trial Court's dismissal of a case against the New York City Department of Transportation bought by a N.Y.C cyclist. The ...
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Ramps Up Bike Fines And Offers 'Dooring' Protection

Rahm Ramps Up Bike Fines And Offers 'Dooring' Protection The mayor threatened Chicago cyclists with stiffer fines for traffic violations, but also sought to protect them from ...
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Magura USA Recalls Bicycle Hydraulic Disc Brakes Due to Collision Hazard

Magura USA Recalls Bicycle Hydraulic Disc Brakes Due to Collision Hazard Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled ...
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Yuba Bicycles Recalls Mundo Cargo Bikes Due to Injury Hazard

Yuba Bicycles Recalls Mundo Cargo Bikes Due to Injury Hazard Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer ...
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Bicyclist Fails to Raise Triable Issues of Fact He Sustained 'Serious Injury' Under §5102(d)

Crush Boone, Plaintiff v. Elizabeth Taxi, Inc. and Kamrul H. Sheikh, Defendants, 101509/11 Supreme Court, New York County, Part 22 Insurance Law New York Law Journal March 19, 2013 Cite as: Boone v. ...
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March 13, 2013-Daniel Flanzig is to present a Bike Law Continuing Legal Education Seminar, Educating other New York Lawyers on handling a Bike Crash Case

NEW YORK BIKE LAW A BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO LITIGATING A BIKE CRASH IN NEW YORK Presented by Daniel Flanzig, Esq. on Behalf of Lincoln Land Services, LLP Wed. March 13, 2013 9:00 AM Chateau Briand 440 ...
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After Criticism, Police Change Policy and Begin Investigating More Traffic Crashes

After Criticism, Police Change Policy and Begin Investigating More Traffic Crashes By MATT FLEGENHEIMER and J. DAVID GOODMAN Published: March 10, 2013 FACEBOOK TWITTER GOOGLE+ SAVE E-MAIL SHARE PRINT ...
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Upstate Town Judge finds that using a phone while stopped at a red light violates the law, but using "Siri" does not!

In a pair of unrelated matters involving the prohibition against the use of cellphones while driving, an upstate town judge has held that using a phone while stopped at a red light violates the ...
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1,297 Pedestrians and Cyclists Injured, 20 Killed in Traffic in January

As Reported By StreetBlogs Brad Aaron NYPD: 1,297 Pedestrians and Cyclists Injured, 20 Killed in Traffic in January by Brad Aaron Image: NYPD Twenty-eight people were killed in New York City traffic ...
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Court affirms Cyclist's defense verdict by NY County Jury

Glassberg v Filco Carting Corp., 2013 Supreme Court of New York, Appellate Division, First Department January 10, 2013, Decided 8989 100975/09 102 A.D.3d 471 David Glassberg, Plaintiff-Appellant, v ...
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AV - Preeminent - for over 13 years Daniel Flanzig has maintained an AV Rating by Martindale Hubbell

Daniel Flanzig has Achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating - the Highest Possible Rating from Martindale-Hubbell® . New York, NY (PR Newswire) March 4, 2013 - Martindale-Hubbell, a division of ...
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Court Denies Summary Judgement dismissing Cyclists Claim

Fabara v Illescas 2013 NY Slip Op 30016(U) January 7, 2013,Supreme Court, Queens County, Docket Number: 15407/2010 Judge: Robert J. McDonald P R E S E N T : HON. ROBERT J. MCDONALD Justice - - - - - - ...
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Bike Shares in Different Shapes and Forms

Do you want to ride a bicycle? Bike share programs could be the answer. Moving from street to street in style riding a bicycle, without getting stuck in the back up of urban traffic – ah, ...
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