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Independence Day

Let freedom ring. Pass along the love and teach someone you know how to ride a bicycle. Gently nudge them on as they find their independence. When you give kids safe space to ride, they own it. All our public … Continue reading

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Bikes4LifeNYC: You Really Don’t Want to Miss This

Autumn. Traditionally it’s harvest time. In NYC, being that we live in an urban environment, harvesting or ‘reaping’ the rewards of our efforts takes on a different meaning than it does in rural communities. But it doesn’t mean that it’s … Continue reading

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Celebrate Life- Let’s Ride

A few weeks ago, friend and fellow cycling advocate William Vallejo approached me about co-organizing an event in conjunction with “La Cuidad Verde” and their Velo-City award winning Cycling Visionaries movement, Bicycles For Life. Hmm, a chance to encourage more people … Continue reading

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Summer Streets 2013: Families and Kids

 365 days in each year. 24 hours in each day. Three days out of of each year for 6 hours of each of those days NYC closes a nearly 7 mile portion of its streets to cars and gives them … Continue reading

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Women Are On a Roll

This week, the League of American Bicyclists released their first report, Women On A Roll from the Women’s Bike Program on the role of women and bicycles in the US. The report is full of great facts and statistics and … Continue reading

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Not One More

16 year old Renee Thompson didn’t have to die. She shouldn’t have died. Her death was preventable. Her brother Gregory shouldn’t have had to stand with us yesterday, invoking his sister’s memory. Renee and Gregory should have been enjoying a … Continue reading

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One is Too Many

Mention gun violence and most people will get upset and enraged about the toll it takes on our society. Bring up traffic violence and too often people just write it off as a ‘fact of life’ that accidents happen. Here’s … Continue reading

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