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"It's devastating to hear someone with such a big megaphone complaining about protected bike lanes. If there had been a protected bike lane on Central Park West, my daughter would still be alive today. I haven’t been to New York, but I understand that most residents don’t drive, and that many use bikes for daily transportation. These bike riders need to be protected, just as my daughter needed to… Read more
Posted 3 days 20 hours ago
***The Bike Forecast will be off Monday, January 21st in observation of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and will return on Tuesday with regular updates.*** We could have messy conditions for the morning commute today: Friday Rain and snow likely before… Read more
Posted 4 days 5 hours ago
Bike Snob's ForecastJanuary 17th, 2019: A Clouded View
Snow is supposed to arrive later tonight, so enjoy yourself before things get messy: Thursday Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Wind chill values between 15 and 25. North wind 5 to 9 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Thursday Night Snow,… Read more
Posted 5 days 3 hours ago
There have been many attempts to pass a congestion pricing plan through Albany in the last decade, but there has never been a moment as ripe as this one. With both chambers of the legislature controlled by Democrats and a governor who today came out of the gate calling for a comprehensive congestion pricing program, New York City comes even closer to tackling the dual transportation crises of a… Read more
Posted 6 days 3 hours ago
Bike Snob's ForecastJanuary 16th, 2019: The Tap Taps Out
Wow, we may break 40 degrees today! Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. Wind chill values between 20 and 30. West wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. West wind 9 to 11 mph… Read more
Posted 6 days 4 hours ago
Cold and clear, you know the drill: Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. Wind chill values between 20 and 30. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph. Tuesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 29. West wind 3 to 7 mph. Sunrise: 7:18am Sunset: 4:53pm… Read more
Posted 1 week ago
Yep, still cold: Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Wind chill values between 10 and 20. North wind 9 to 14 mph. Monday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Sunrise: 7:18am Sunset: 4:52pm Watch out for ice… Read more
Posted 1 week 1 day ago
The gusts are dying down, but it's still windy, and it's still cold: Friday Sunny, with a high near 30. Wind chill values between 10 and 20. Northwest wind 14 to 16 mph. Friday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 18. Wind chill values between 10… Read more
Posted 1 week 4 days ago
Street safety advocacy group Transportation Alternatives is calling on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to appoint the city’s first-ever “Bike Mayor,” an inter-agency representative who would serve as a liaison between city government and people who ride bikes in the five boroughs. (Petition here) There is no better time than now to appoint a Bike Mayor in New York City: the protected bike… Read more
Posted 1 week 5 days ago
Gusty again today, and a lot colder too: Thursday Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Wind chill values between 15 and 25. Breezy, with a northwest wind 20 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Thursday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 22.… Read more
Posted 1 week 5 days ago