Molly Fair (right), was a bit unsure of what her first bike commute into Manhattan would have in store. (Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland)
Livable streets activist Mark Gorton stands near the protected bike lane on Columbus Ave., just a few blocks from his home on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. (Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland)
East Village residents happily hop onto a free bike-powered charging station provided by activist group Times Up.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland)
(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) Welcome to the latest installment of People on Bikes. Our last one showed the fantastic people riding into Brooklyn via the Manhattan Bridge. That was before Sandy came to town. In the spirit of reminding the world that biking is alive and thriving here in New York City, I now present … Read more
Bushwick resident Avery Brooks rides past piles of bricks that fell of a building near Kent Ave. in Williamsburg. (Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) After last night’s dramatic storm, New Yorkers woke up this morning to see what Sandy had left behind. She made a mess. A big mess.
Commissioners on stage for, Raising the Bar: Building political capital to implement key design initiatives.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) What is the latest thinking on transportation politics and perspectives in America’s largest cities? How do transportation department chiefs view bicycling and transit? On Friday, the top transportation officials from Chicago, New York City, Boston, San Francisco … Read more