Links to Bicycling Laws

Transportation Alternatives encourages cyclists, pedestrians, and skaters to know and follow all applicable laws of the road. Rather than attempt to list all the laws ourselves, we guide you to some relevant links.

One suggestion: print out a list of laws, and keep it in your bike bag. Then, if an officer tries to ticket you for doing something that's not illegal, you have something to point to. For more practical tips, see our Cycling: Legal Advice section.

New York City including all boroughs

New York State

Other Metro Areas

Federal Government

Other States