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Street safety advocacy group Transportation Alternatives is calling on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to appoint the city’s first-ever “Bike Mayor,” an inter-agency representative who would serve as a liaison between city government and people who ride bikes in the five boroughs. (Petition here) There is no better time than now to appoint a Bike Mayor in New York City: the protected bike… Read more
Posted 1 week 6 days ago
Gusty again today, and a lot colder too: Thursday Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Wind chill values between 15 and 25. Breezy, with a northwest wind 20 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Thursday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 22.… Read more
Posted 1 week 6 days ago
The good news is that the wind is blowing the rain and clouds out of here: Wednesday Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Wind chill values between 30 and 35. Breezy, with a west wind 18 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Wednesday Night Mostly… Read more
Posted 2 weeks ago
Bike Snob's ForecastJanuary 8th, 2019: Go Back To Jersey
Today will be wet, particularly in the morning: Tuesday Rain likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch… Read more
Posted 2 weeks 1 day ago
Bike Snob's ForecastJanuary 7th, 2019: Chain of Fools
(Randall's Island) A cold but dry commute today with some possible rain and snow later tonight: Monday Increasing clouds, with a high near 36. Wind chill values between 20 and 30. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon… Read more
Posted 2 weeks 2 days ago
(Jump bikes on University and E. Tremont Avenues, Bronx) You couldn't ask for better riding weather in January: Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph. Friday Night A 50 percent chance of rain after midnight. Mostly… Read more
Posted 2 weeks 5 days ago
Bike Snob's ForecastJanuary 3rd, 2019: Over The Limit
The early morning could be messy but the rest of the day looks good: Thursday Rain and snow likely before 8am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 47. Southwest wind 5 to 14 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance… Read more
Posted 2 weeks 6 days ago
Bike Snob's ForecastJanuary 2nd, 2019: Happy New Year!
The cold returns for your first commuting day of 2019, and there could be some rain and/or snow later tonight: Wednesday Sunny, with a high near 37. Wind chill values between 25 and 30. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.… Read more
Posted 3 weeks ago
***Please note that after today the Bike Forecast will be off until Wednesday, January 2nd.  Happy Holidays!*** Looks like we're heading into the holidays under a deluge: Friday Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce… Read more
Posted 1 month ago
After the New York State Senate failed to pass a bill to extend and expand New York City’s life-saving speed camera program in the summer of 2018, New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson put forth remarkable initiative to broker an innovative solution between city and state leaders, renewing the camera program, and protecting countless lives. For his perseverance and ingenuity, Transportation… Read more
Posted 1 month ago