Tag Archives: bicycle

30th Sep-9th Oct 2016
Women and Trans Bike Repair Class
Come learn the basics of bicycle repair from female mechanics at our workshop designed by women and for women. No previous experience with bicycle repair required. Each week we will cover a different topic!
by Angie Koo
22nd-26th Jun 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
New York Bicycle Film Festival
More and more people are riding bikes daily. People now identify with bicycling as a lifestyle. There is a huge fervor for bicycle culture. The Bicycle Film Festival is the place for brands to interact in an authentic way to this demographic. The Bicycle Film Festival is here to raise and reinforce the positive profile of cyclists to celebrate bicycling in its myriad of forms.
by Angie Koo
12th Jul 2015, 12:00am-12:00am
Ride the Tour de Queens!
This year’s Tour de Queens will start and end in tree-lined Astoria Park, a stone’s throw from the East River. The tour will be approximately 20 miles through some fabulous neighborhoods, including Long Island City, Sunnyside, Rego Park, Forest Hills, and Corona. Our rest stop will be at one of Queens’ most beautiful but overlooked parks, Juniper Valley Park in Middle Village.
by Kuntian Yu
Mar 28, 2015
Bicycling around a warming globe
Part epic journey, part field research: David Kroodsma and Lindsey Fransen bicycled across Asia researching climate. It turns out that low carbon travel is possible with time and strong legs, and probably a much better way to see things.
by Jamie Carpenter
20th Sep 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Climate Ride: NyC to Dc
Climate Ride NYC-DC is a grand cycling adventure that connects two of the nation’s most important cities – New York and Washington, DC – by bicycle.
by Travis Gonzalez
14th Aug 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Bicyclists' Ball (and Pedestrian Prom)
Straighten your bowtie and dust off your dancing shoes! Join Transportation Alternatives for the first-ever Bicyclists' Ball – New York City’s biggest event for people who love bicycling.
by Trude Chandler
10th Aug 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Brooklyn: Fix Your Own Bike Workshop
Come to Time's Up's 'Fix Your Own Bike Workshop'! Open shop--you use our tools and stands to work on your bike. Experienced mechanics will be present to answer questions, but you do the work.
by Gabriela Kappes
6th Jul 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Beach Ride
This Sunday, Time's Up will be host a beach ride! Join us for the leisurely bike ride out to Rockaway Queens Beach (Fort Tilden) to enjoy an endless summer afternoon of swimming and relaxing on the beach.
by Abigail Carney
Jun 4, 2014
Bike-lovers united
Have wheels, will travel—carbon-free! This past Sunday, New York City’s Bike Jumble was teeming with bicycles and bicyclists alike
by Erin X. Wong
4th May 2013, 12:00am-12:00am
Times UP at IDEAS CITY
IDEAS CITY Street Festival. Time’s Up will have a booth set-up promoting sustainable energy, bike generators & phone charging station, cycling advocacy, skill sharing, safer streets campaigns, and we will distribute Bike Month calendars for rides & events in May. Saturday, May 4th, All Day 9AM-4PM, in Sara D. Roosevelt Park b/w Chrystie & Forsyth Streets […]
by Richard Reiss
Aug 22, 2012
Summer Streets wraps up the 2012 season with some Double Dutch action
For three Saturdays in August, the city opened lengths of Park Avenue and other normally busy thoroughfares for people and bikes. And salsa, tai chi, double-dutch and ziplines.
by Laura Grace Gamse
May 11, 2012
The bike station map arrives
Today, the city released the locations of the much anticipated stations for the new bike share program, as shown on an interactive map. As noted on Transportation Nation, there are 420 stations across parts of Manhattan and Brooklyn, with more to be added in 2013. The new bike share program has a heavy emphasis on […]
by Richard Reiss
Feb 1, 2012
Bike Share Planning Workshops Begin To Locate Stations
When New York City’s bike share program rolls out in July, the rental bikes will be spread out across 600 stations. To choose the best spots, the city has both an online map to take suggestions (8000 so far — apparently New Yorkers are never short of opinions), and beginning this week, a series of workshops […]
by Richard Reiss
Jan 23, 2012
How the Dutch got their bike paths
Sometimes it looks easy when you visit a European city with great urban planning. But that doesn’t mean it was easy — even in Amsterdam, now the world’s safest city for bicyclists. More at this post: How The Dutch Got Their Cycling Paths  
by Richard Reiss
Dec 31, 2011
Bicycle into the New Year with Time's Up
Time’s Up, New York’s most colorful bicycle advocacy group, invites riders to join them on New Year’s Eve at 10 PM in Washington Square Park, for their annual New Year’s Eve Ride to Central Park’s Belvedere Castle. Music and celebration to follow in the park as the clock strikes 12.
by Richard Reiss
Nov 2, 2011
Weprin Survey Finds 61 Percent Like Bike Lanes, Even in Eastern Queens
Several surveys this year by top polling organizations have found citywide support for bike lanes. And in Park Slope and the Upper West Side, questionnaires put out by local elected officials have shown consistent neighborhood-level approval for new bi...
by City Atlas