Statement of Transportation Alternatives Interim Executive Director Ellen McDermott: "Sarah Foster, a 27-year-old Manhattan resident, was killed by an oil truck driver this morning on 37th Street and Third Avenue. It is a shocking, preventable tragedy, and our thoughts are with all of her loved ones. Third Avenue is a six-lane highway running through pedestrian-dense residential Manhattan,... Read more
Posted 4 horas 49 minutos ago
Bike Snob's Forecast — February 15th, 2019: Your Weekend Forecast
Warm, and possibly wet, today: Friday A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. South wind 9 to 13 mph. Friday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Wind chill values between 30 and 35. West wind 8 to 13 mph becoming... Read more
Posted 1 día 9 horas ago
Bike Snob's Forecast — February 14th, 2019: The Lanes The Plow Forgot
We've got lovely weather for Valentine's Day: Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Wind chill values between 20 and 30 early. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph. Thursday Night Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 42. South wind 6 to 8... Read more
Posted 2 días 7 horas ago
Press Release — City to Bus Riders: "Drop Dead"
According to the MTA, the transit agency will run frequent buses on 14th Street to help offset reduced L Train service during nights and weekends while repairs are made in the Canarsie Tunnels below the East River. But sources say that 14th Street will not be reserved exclusively for bus traffic, as was originally planned for the full 15-month L Train shutdown. Statement of Transportation... Read more
Posted 2 días 9 horas ago
Bike Snob's Forecast — February 13th, 2019: What's The Hurry?
Chilly and windy today: Wednesday A chance of flurries after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a steady temperature around 39. Wind chill values between 25 and 30. Breezy, with a west wind 18 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Wednesday Night Partly... Read more
Posted 3 días 4 horas ago
Bike Snob's Forecast — February 12th, 2019: Winter Weather Advisory
For this most part this winter might best be described as lethargic, but today's looking nasty: Tuesday Snow, freezing rain, and sleet before 3pm, then rain and sleet between 3pm and 4pm, then rain after 4pm. High near 36. Wind chill values between... Read more
Posted 4 días 6 horas ago
Bike Snob's Forecast — February 11th, 2019: So What *Does* Vision Zero Look Like?
Enjoy your last dry commute before the "wintry mix" is upon us: Monday Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Wind chill values between 25 and 35. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Monday Night A 40 percent chance of snow after midnight. Cloudy, with a low... Read more
Posted 5 días 7 horas ago
Bike Snob's Forecast — February 8th, 2019: Your Weekend Forecast
We'll have a warm and wet ending to the work week: Friday Showers and thunderstorms likely before noon, then a slight chance of showers between noon and 1pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Breezy, with a south... Read more
Posted 1 semana 1 día ago
Bike Snob's Forecast — February 7th, 2019: Improvisational Ticketing
There could be some light rain today, but it will still be relatively warm: Thursday A chance of drizzle or light rain, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. North wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Thursday Night ... Read more
Posted 1 semana 2 días ago
Bike Snob's Forecast — February 6th, 2019: Who's On 1st?
Our surreal streak of springlike weather may be at an end, but today's commute isn't looking too daunting: Wednesday A 20 percent chance of rain after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 43. North wind around 7 mph becoming southeast in the... Read more
Posted 1 semana 3 días ago