Posts Tagged ‘Cycling’

Cycling Scofflaws

Written by admin on . Posted in Opinion and Column

To the Editor: Kudos to Joe Bolanos for his “No Café Permits for Cycling Scofflaws” piece (April 8), in which he applauds the decision of Community Board 7 to disapprove a sidewalk cafe permit to a restaurant with “a record of chronic delivery bicycle infractions.” Mr. Bolanos is on the money when he says that, [&hellip
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No Café Permits for Cycling Scofflaws

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As a longtime resident and community advocate, I applaud Community Board 7’s disapproval of a sidewalk café permit last month for a restaurant with a record of chronic delivery bicycle infractions. In a Feb. 9 committee meeting, the permit application had been approved by the committee under the condition that the restaurant begin complying with [&hellip
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Changing Lanes

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The pedestrian-cyclist-driver saga is familiar to anyone living in Manhattan today. Pedestrians loathe bicyclists who break traffic laws. At public transportation meetings, some residents have called for bicyclists to get licenses, like drivers. Bicyclists, meanwhile, say they just want a safe place to ride, away from motorists, who in turn often see bikers as a [&hellip
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BAD CYCLING BEHAVIOR

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To the Editor: Regarding Bunny Abraham’s letter to the editor (“Peds Need Better Advocate”), I am troubled by Ms. Abraham’s conclusion that the specific illegal cyclist behavior she witnessed means that Transportation Alternatives must somehow condone this behavior and/or is doing nothing to try and discourage it. Ms. Abraham’s statement is incorrect: as an organization, [&hellip
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