Biker

The 2-Way Protected Bike Lane on Delancey Street Won’t Happen Until Spring 2018

Posted April 6, 2017 at 5:00 am

The highly-anticipated bike lane along Delancey Street is coming, but you’ll just need to wait another year. The Transportation subcommittee of Community Board 3 last night heard, and resoundingly supported, the city’s proposal for a two-way protected bikeway along Delancey Street. Timing of the discussion was morbidly appropriate; twelve hours earlier, a box-truck driver hit, and […]

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The 5th Precinct Officer and Tackled Cyclist Square off in the Mosh Pit [PHOTOS]

Posted November 26, 2014 at 9:34 am

Last week, we published an article about a 5th Precinct cop stationed on Canal Street who tackled a red-light-running cyclist after exiting the Manhattan Bridge bike path. The story went totally bonkers with all points of view recorded in the comments (86 and counting). However, was the response (i.e. use of force) proportional to the […]

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Ticket Tackling, or How the NYPD Pulls Over Cyclists on Canal Street

Last modified November 21, 2014 at 12:31 pm

This photo illustrates the extent to which the NYPD is cracking down on cyclists as part of the Mayor’s “Vision Zero” initiative. A 5th Precinct cruiser was stationed at the mouth of the Manhattan Bridge this past Sunday to ticket as many bikers as possible coming from the span. You know, low-hanging fruit. Several cyclists fell victim […]

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Protected Bike Lane Debuts on Lafayette Street

Last modified February 13, 2015 at 12:08 am

Cyclists have cause for celebration today. The protected bike lane and reconfigured traffic flow along Lafayette Street/Fourth Avenue are now operational. DOT crews painted the northbound pavement lime green last Thursday; the figurines and traffic symbols were embedded yesterday. But this is New York City, and there are still plenty of motorists who don’t give […]

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NYPD Steps Up Biker Enforcement at Chrystie and Rivington

Last modified August 18, 2015 at 5:19 pm

It’s a normal occurrence of late. The 5th Precinct sends a detatchment of officers to the intersection of Chrystie and Rivington Street with the purpose of enforcing the rules of the road.

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NYPD Bike Patrol Tickets 2 Delancey Cyclists

Posted February 23, 2012 at 6:18 am

“They’re hungry,” one biker told us yesterday morning after being ticketed by the po-po near the corner of Bowery and Delancey.

Early Edition: February 22

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 12:59 am

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Weekend Edition: November 12

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:11 am

[Photo Credit: Triebensee]

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Delancey Biker Pulled Over for Running Red

Last modified February 22, 2012 at 6:40 pm

A notice to all you cyclists out there – don’t run the red.

Unicycler on Stanton Street

Posted February 11, 2011 at 6:18 am

Yes, that’s a unicycle. No, the circus is not in town.