Indoor Bike Parking

and Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement
March 24, 2004

Legislation requiring bicycle access to freight elevators introduced in City Council

July 22, 1999

Today, councilmember Adolfo Carrion Jr. introduced legislation to the New York City Council Housing and Buildings committee requiring commercial buildings to make reasonable efforts to provide access to safe storage areas for tenants with bicycles. The goal of the bill is to ensure tenants of commercial buildings may bring their bicycles on freight elevators or are provided with secure bicycle parking.

December 6, 2002

New York, NY--Transportation Alternatives-New York City's advocates for cycling, walking and sensible transportation-and the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council (NYMTC)-the metropolitan planning organization for the New York City region-have released Bicycle Parking Solutions: A Resource for Installing Indoor Bicycle Parking, a step-by-step guide on how to create secure, indoor bike parking for residential and commercial tenants and lessees. This free publication is available through Transportation Alternatives and NYMTC-organizations committed to mobility,

Council Member and bicycle advocates begin Bike Week NYC by taking aim at would-be cyclists' biggest obstacle--secure parking

May 1, 2003

Thursday, May 1st, 1pm, City Hall

On Thursday afternoon, New York City Council Member David Yassky (Greenpoint, Williamsburg, Vinegar Hill, DUMBO, Brooklyn Heights, Boerum Hill and Park Slope) will announce his recently introduced bill (Intro 458-2003) that would allow New Yorkers to bring bicycles inside the buildings where they live and work. Transportation Alternatives-NYC's advocates for cyclists, pedestrians and sensible transportation-will join Mr. Yassky.

September 23, 2004

Regardless of your take on Critical Mass—whether you see it as a celebratory call for a less car-centric city, or an illegal, traffic jamming nuisance—one thing is clear: it demonstrates the ever-growing popularity of bicycling and huge public demand for a safer, more bicycle friendly New York City.