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Thousands of Cyclists Pedal Out for Opening of Bike Lane

By Dofa Fasila Jakarta Globe May 22, 2011 Five thousand cyclists turned up at Ayodya Park in South Jakarta on Sunday for the inauguration of the city’s first bicycle lane. The stretch, running 1.4 kilometers from the park down Jalan … Continue reading

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iblockthebikelane.com Stickers Now Available Online!

iblockthebikelane.com April 22, 2011 For those of us in the Midwest and Northeast, months of snow are finally behind us, and the temperatures are slowly inching upward. Bicycle season is upon us. As you’re dusting off your bikes and filling … Continue reading

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Family of Robert Niedbalec Mourns Loss in Fatal Bike Accident

By Kathryn Bursch Chanel 10 News, Tampa February 15, 2011 Tampa, Florida – A small white sign by the side of the busy road marks Tampa Bay’s latest bicycle death. It reads, “Motorists: Stop killing bicyclists.” On Sunday afternoon, Robert … Continue reading

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Rahm Emanuel Promises to Expand Chicago’s Bicycle Network

iblockthebikelane February 6, 2010 Chicago bikers take note – Mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel has released his plan for expanding Chicago’s bicycle network. Among the specifics (from http://www.chicagoforrahm.com): Chicago’s 125 miles of bike lanes cover a small portion of the city’s 5000 … Continue reading

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There Oughta Be a Law. Well, There Is.

Editorial The New York Times December 16, 2010 Let’s be clear. We like bicycles. They are good for our air, good for our health, and, perhaps even someday, good for our traffic problems. New York City has about 483 miles … Continue reading

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Marty Markowitz Sings Tribute to Bike Lanes

From YouTube December 10, 2010 Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz lent his voice to a City Council meeting held to discuss the pros and cons of New York’s bike lane expansion. Markowitz mostly favors bike lanes, but is opposed to those in … Continue reading

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Biking Getting Bigger in D.C.

By Tim Craig The Washington Post November 27, 2010 It wasn’t easy for Kate Jordan, a 30-year choreographer who lives in Logan Circle, to give up her beloved Volkswagen Beetle. But after moving to the District from Philadelphia two years … Continue reading

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Controversial NY-based Sticker Campaign

iblockthebikelane November 20, 2010 When we first heard about a controversial sticker campaign in New York City, we were disappointed. After all, we thought we were being original. But, as we’ve learned more about the anonymous effort, featuring stickers reading … Continue reading

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Tales of Bike Lane Abuse

By Michael M. Grynbaum The New York Times October 11, 2010 Bike lane abuse? Say it ain’t so! The dedicated bicycle lane, one of the Bloomberg administration’s signature additions to the New York streetscape, has re-engineered the city’s byways so … Continue reading

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