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“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 6 days ago
Bike Snob's ForecastNovember 7th, 2019: Burying The Lede
Rain may be on its way, but hopefully you'll be in bed before it gets here: Thursday Rain likely, mainly after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 55. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Thursday Night Rain, mainly… Read more
Posted 1 week 6 days ago
Bike Snob's ForecastNovember 6th, 2019: Overtaken
Cool and crisp conditions return today: Wednesday Sunny, with a high near 52. West wind 6 to 8 mph. Wednesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 42. West wind 5 to 7 mph. Sunrise 6:32am Sunset 4:47pm But look what might happen later in the… Read more
Posted 2 weeks ago
“On Behalf of Transportation Alternatives and Families for Safe Streets, we congratulate Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea on his promotion to NYPD Commissioner. The NYPD plays an important role in enforcement against reckless driving, data collection and advancing Vision Zero. As New York City sees a spike in fatalities this year due to traffic violence, we look forward to working with… Read more
Posted 2 weeks ago
Cloudy, a bit warmer, and a possibility of showers today: Tuesday A 20 percent chance of showers after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Southwest wind around 8 mph. Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low… Read more
Posted 2 weeks 1 day ago
Bike Snob's ForecastNovember 4th, 2019: Recalibrating
Brisk conditions for your commute today: Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Monday Night Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 50. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Sunrise 6:… Read more
Posted 2 weeks 2 days ago
Sun and cool temperatures return today: Friday Sunny, with a high near 59. Breezy, with a west wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Friday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 39. West wind 8 to 14 mph. Sunrise 7:26am Sunset 5:53pm… Read more
Posted 2 weeks 5 days ago
“Today, New York City is sending a message to its residents that it values their lives more than endless traffic. The Streets Master Plan bill is not simply about bikes and buses, but about providing opportunity to 8.5 million New Yorkers by giving them dignified and safe transportation alternatives.   As New York continues to lead the country on transformational urban design projects from… Read more
Posted 2 weeks 6 days ago
Bike Snob's ForecastOctober 31st, 2019: The Master Plan
One more day of rain before the sun returns tomorrow: Thursday Showers. Patchy fog. High near 71. South wind 8 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Thursday Night … Read more
Posted 2 weeks 6 days ago
Bike Snob's ForecastOctober 30th, 2019: Just Deserts
It's another day for wool and fenders: Wednesday A chance of drizzle or light rain before 2pm, then a chance of showers after 2pm. Areas of fog before 2pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. North wind around 7 mph. Chance of… Read more
Posted 3 weeks ago