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Penalty for Rule-Breaking Bicyclists: A Remedial Class

By J. David Goodman The New York Times July 23, 2012 The eight wrongdoers sat inside a windowless basement classroom, serving a court-ordered penance for their transgressions. For the next 90 minutes, they would learn about the proper rules of … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Seeks to Erase Bike Lane in New York City

By Michael M. Grynbaum The New York Times March 7, 2011 Well-connected New Yorkers have taken the unusual step of suing the city to remove a controversial bicycle lane in a wealthy neighborhood of Brooklyn, the most potent sign yet … Continue reading

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A Wobbling Effort to Accommodate Cyclists

By Scott James, The Bay Citizen For The New York Times January 27, 2011 Devoted cyclists like to brag that they will bike anywhere in San Francisco, regardless of daunting hills and traffic. But there is one place you will … 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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Cyclist’s Death Inspires Driver’s Ed Legislation

By Zachary Kussin Cuny Graduate School of Journalism In Collaboration with The New York Times December 3, 2010 It was bicyclist Jasmine Herron’s death after she was hit by an opening car door on the corner of Washington and Atlantic … 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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