Posts Tagged ‘Bike Safety’

Bike Damage

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Opinion Our Town, Our Town

To the Editor: Construction of protected bike lanes is scheduled to start April 2, and Upper East Side and Harlem small business owners are pretty worried about the negative impact they will have on their bottom line. Our West Side neighbors said, “Goodbye, Columbus Avenue” to their mom-and-pop stores and hello to the chain drugstores [&hellip
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BIKE SAFETY

Written by admin on . Posted in Opinion and Column

To the Editor: Reckless bicycle riding remains the number-one complaint to the police on the Upper West Side. When bike riders comply with the law, they will earn the respect of pedestrians. But until that time comes, some of us will continue to pursue the possibility of licenses and other forms of identification on bikes. [&hellip
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BIKE SAFETY, IN THEORY AND PRACTICE

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To the Editor: Reader Bunny Abraham asks Peter Goldwasser of Transportation Alternatives, “[W]hat has been done to alleviate the craziness of the bike riders besides ensuring that they wear helmets?” (Letter, Dec. 11) Actually, the “helmet law” does not apply to adult civilian bikers; it applies only to children 12 and under, and commercial (i.e. [&hellip
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