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Because, in our eternal optimism, we believe that biking days will be here again soon, this is some welcome news for the upcoming summer months: Bike sharing program Citi Bike is going ahead with an enormous expansion effort, which will include 53 new stations in Williamsburg and Brooklyn by the end of the year. The planned stations, as first reported by The Brooklyn Paper, dot the area from Flushing and Marcy Avenues at the Bushwick-Bed-Stuy border...
Good news for Bushwick residents: The New York City of Department of Transportation is planning a new network of bike lanes to serve the area. Plus, they're letting the cyclists of North Brooklyn chime in to help map where the potential new lanes will be. So if you live in Districts 34, 37, or the area covered by Community Board 4, now's your chance to weigh in. The survey is accessible on the DOT website,...
Last Thursday, Jill Tarlov was walking in Central Park, when she was struck by cyclist Jason Marshall. Tarlov, a 59-year-old Connecticut mother of two, died today after spending days in a coma. Eyewitness accounts suggest that Marshall struck Tarlov after swerving to avoid a group of pedestrians who were walking in the bike lane. Marshall reportedly yelled a warning at Tarlov, but it was too late and he hit Tarlov, causing the woman to fall,...
Cyclists (casual, professional or otherwise) of New York City: Watch out. The NYPD is about to be all over you starting today. Yesterday evening, the NYPD announced that from August 13 to August 26, officers will kick off a new "bicycle safety enforcement initiative" called Operation Safe Cycle, reports Gothamist. And as usual, the NYPD will keep cyclists safe—by ticketing the crap out of them. Here are the list of offenses the boys in blue are...

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