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NEW YORK -- Families of traffic crash victims and street safety advocates gathered at Bowling Green in lower Manhattan on Sunday to commemorate World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims.  Participants called on 2020 presidential candidates to acknowledge the national crisis of traffic violence -- crashes kill 100 Americans every day -- and to put forward a plan to eliminate traffic… Read more
Posted 21 hours 7 minutes ago
Bike Snob's ForecastNovember 19th, 2019: Conspiracy!
The rain leaves us today... Tuesday A 20 percent chance of rain before 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 51. West wind 5 to 8 mph. Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. North wind around 8 mph. Sunrise 6:47am Sunset 4:35pm And we… Read more
Posted 23 hours 23 minutes ago
Be prepared for rain today: Monday Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 46. North wind 13 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. Monday Night Rain likely, mainly before… Read more
Posted 2 days 4 hours ago
Relatively warm today: Friday Sunny, with a high near 50. West wind 7 to 10 mph. Friday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 30. Wind chill values between 20 and 25. Northwest wind 9 to 17 mph. Sunrise 6:43am Sunset 4:38pm Though the… Read more
Posted 5 days ago
Slightly warmer today, fortunately: Thursday Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Thursday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. West wind 5 to 7 mph. Sunrise 6:41am Sunset… Read more
Posted 5 days 23 hours ago
Bike Snob's ForecastNovember 13th, 2019: The Ice Cometh
The sun is back, but it's cold... Wednesday Sunny, with a high near 35. Wind chill values between 10 and 20. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Wednesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 29. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph… Read more
Posted 1 week ago
Bike Snob's ForecastNovember 12th, 2019: No-Brainer
Conditions yesterday were delightful, but today it will be difficult to deny that "wintry mix" season is nearly upon us, and temperatures will plummet tonight: Tuesday Rain likely, possibly mixing with snow after 2pm, then gradually ending. Cloudy,… Read more
Posted 1 week 1 day ago
“On behalf of Transportation Alternatives, Families for Safe Streets, and all New Yorkers committed to safe streets, we send our deepest condolences to the family of the man who was struck and killed by the driver of a large truck in a hit-and-run shortly after midnight Saturday while biking, near the Willis Avenue Bridge and 125th Street in Harlem. Northern Manhattan lacks the proven life-… Read more
Posted 1 week 1 day ago
***The Bike Forecast will be off this Monday, November 11th for Veterans Day and will return on Tuesday with regular updates.*** Clear, crisp, and breezy today: Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Wind chill values between 20 and 30.… Read more
Posted 1 week 4 days ago
“We are concerned that Mayor de Blasio has — once again — given airtime to the false and counterproductive idea that mandatory helmet laws help make streets safer. The mayor said on Wednesday that the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) was “pushing us in the right direction” by recommending that all 50 states make bike helmet use mandatory. The mayor has made Vision Zero a priority and… Read more
Posted 1 week 5 days ago