Category Archives: Bonus posts

On the Union Street Bridge, a two-way bike lane emerges

Some photos from the new contraflow bike lane on the Union Street Bridge, making westbound rides easier across the Gowanus Canal. Continue reading

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Pasadena bike rider killed in collision with salmon cyclist

Salmoning is about the stupidest thing you can do on a bike. In LA earlier this week, it cost one rider his life. Continue reading

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Livestream: my tango with Alternate-Side Parking

For the first time in five years, I bring my private car into the city. Am I now part of New York City’s driving problem, or just a rational consumer? Continue reading

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Radical Infrastructure Schemes: The Brooklyn-Battery Bridge

Robert Moses hated tunnels – they weren’t visible reminders of his legacy. So when the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel was proposed, he had a different idea. Continue reading

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The Citi Bike kiosks don’t always work …

… but if I stick with it and find the one bike that does, it makes me want to celebrate. Continue reading

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The MTA’s Key Station Plan for subway accessibility

This is an expansion of an earlier post explaining my inspiration for this project. Citi Bike finally arrived on Memorial Day. More than 38,000 (and rapidly growing) annual members and an untold number of visitors now find swaths of lower Manhattan and … Continue reading

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Happy 194th birthday, Walt Whitman!

“You know I have a fancy for anything out of the ordinary.” – Walt Whitman Poet Walt Whitman, one of Kings County’s most famous literary residents, was born on May 31, 1819. His family came to the City of Brooklyn from … Continue reading

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