Archive For The “Manhattan” Category

Is There a Bike War in NYC?

By | November 27, 2010

While I, and almost anyone who has ever ridden a bicycle in any city, object to the word “war” used in any form of transportation debate, this is a great little look at the changing face of New York City streets. In a city where 80% of the public space is comprised of streets and [...]

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Cargo Hauler in NYC

By | November 22, 2010

Spotted on John Prolly’s Flickr photostream. According to Google, Coco-Mat is a mattress company whose products are now available in NYC.
Update: More googling has turned up these videos of the delivery bicycle in action:

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The Changing Face of the NYC Commute

By | October 18, 2010

11 miles is just shy of 18 kms and a fairly long commute. Yet, because of constant development and political support for cycling infrastructure 90% of this journey includes streets featuring some form of cycling infrastructure. Notice that only a small percentage of the ride is along streets with sharrows and, notice too, that NYC [...]

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Taking Cycling Beyond Recreation

By | September 16, 2010

Another excellent short from StreetFilms interviewing women who recently became bicycle commuters due to the massive expansion of cycling infrastructure in New York City. Jeez, better bicycle infrastructure means more cyclists and less crowded transit… whooda thunk that? Photo via the BikingToronto Flickr pool. Related posts:Evergreen Brick Works Helps Usher In Cycling Infrastructure on Bayview [...]

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