Bicycle Advocacy

Consumer Affairs Committee oversight hearing on New York City Council Introductions 75-A and 331-A Regarding Pedicabs
December 11, 2006
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February 4, 2008
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Transportation Alternatives congratulates Mayor Bloomberg, his commissioners and their hardworking staff for winning the bronze Bike Friendly City medal awarded earlier today by the League of American Bicyclists.


Committe Hearing on Introductions 24 and 58, Regarding Businesses Which Employ Commercial Cyclists
February 5, 2007
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Demonstration for Safe Streets and Remembrance for Cyclists Killed in Recent Street Carnage

June 23, 1993

ON THURSDAY, JUNE 24TH, NYC cyclists will mass on 6th Ave. to claim their place on city streets and protest lax NYPD traffic law enforcement, which leads to hundreds of bicyclist and pedestrian deaths and tens of thousands of injuries each year in NYC, and City transportation policy, which has produced daily gridlock throughout the five boroughs..


Demonstration For Safe Streets and Fewer Cars

July 24, 1993

ON THURSDAY, JULY 29, hundreds of NYC cyclists will mass on Park Ave. to claim their place on city streets and protest lax NYPD traffic law enforcement, which leads to hundreds of bicyclist and pedestrian deaths and tens of thousands of injuries each year in NYC, and City transportation policy, which has produced daily gridlock throughout the five boroughs..


Demonstration For Safe Streets and Fewer Cars

August 24, 1993

ON THURSDAY, JULY 29, hundreds of NYC cyclists will mass on Park Ave. to claim their place on city streets and protest lax NYPD traffic law enforcement, which leads to hundreds of bicyclist and pedestrian deaths and tens of thousands of injuries each year in NYC, and City transportation policy, which has produced daily gridlock throughout the five boroughs..


January 15, 1994

Transportation Alternatives (T.A.) announced the formation of a committee to focus on Bronx bicycling issues. At the inaugural meeting, held in the Norwood section of the Bronx, interested Bronx residents agreed on a general goal of improving bicycling conditions in the Bronx. T.A. believes that increasing the use of bicycles for transportation and recreation improves the quality of life for the entire community.


Just inside entrance to Central Park

April 22, 1997

A colorful flying circus of bicyclists will take to NYC streets to celebrate Earth Day and call for safer streets, cleaner air, and less reliance on the automobile.

Cyclists will ride en masse counter clockwise around Central Park's lower loop and then exit the park at E. 72nd Street. The goal of the cyclists is to draw attention to the environmental benefits of cycling and the destructiveness of the automobile.


City Cyclists Breakfast with Borough President

May 5, 1997

7:30 - 9:30 AM, Tuesday, May 6, 1997
Municipal Building, Centre Street


Free Bike Week '98 Breakfasts Give Pedal Power to City's 100,000 Cyclists

May 15, 1998
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PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES: Cyclists streaming over the Brooklyn & Queensboro Bridges; Borough Hall breakfasts in all five boroughs; and cyclists on the Staten Island Ferry.