- “Whither Enhancements?” NY Localities Ask | Mobilizing the Region
Local governments in New York are still waiting for the state to distribute tens of millions of dollars from the federal Transportation Enhancements (TE) program, which is primarily used for bicycle and pedestrian projects. The last round of grants came in April 2009, and the last time NYCDOT solicited applications from municipalities and other eligible entities was more than two and a half years ago, in January 2008.
- Students now able to ‘Check Out’ a Bike from the Library | Be A Green Commuter Home
UCLA students wanting use of a bike but not owning or having one on campus can now check one out on from the library–the UCLA Bike Library
- The Great Debate: Vehicular vs. Segregated Cycling | Commute by Bike
One of the most contended points in bicycle advocacy is how cyclists fit into the overall transportation picture and what course of action best benefits individual riders and cyclists as a group. Two distinctly different schools of thought exist: vehicular cycling and segregated cycling. While the vast majority of cyclists fall somewhere in between the two extreme ends of the spectrum, there are also a number of passionate advocates who remain firmly on opposite sides of the fence. So what is everyone so excited about?
- Scofflaw Cyclists Target of Crackdown in New York City – NYTimes.com
The New York Police Department plans to step up enforcement of bicycle safety in parts of the city that have seen a disproportionately higher rate of collisions involving bicyclists, city officials said Thursday
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