Tagged: advocacy

Inside the MTA’s new plan for bicycle access

The MTA released its first-ever “Strategic Action Plan to Promote Bicycle, Pedestrian and Micromobility Access to MTA Facilities” on January 11. The plan contains big news for bike access to MTA bridges and marks a key pivot in MTA thinking about how people reach mass transit stations across the New York region. If you haven’t followed this story, in early 2021, Bike New York and StreetsPAC proposed legislation requiring the MTA to develop a plan for bicycle access to MTA bridges and for bike parking at transit stations. Thanks to stellar work by legislative sponsors State Senator Alessandra Biaggi and...

Meet the Panelists Featured in Our NYC Mayoral Candidates Forum

Bike New York is proud to welcome New York City Mayoral Candidates including Eric Adams, Shaun Donovan, Kathryn Garcia, Ray McGuire, Scott Stringer, and Andrew Yang for a virtual town hall addressing some of the most pressing topics affecting our cyclists, pedestrians, commuters, and street users.

An Important Update from Bike New York President/CEO Ken Podziba

Dear TD Five Boro Bike Tour Riders, Like you, I never imagined that the 2020 TD Five Boro Bike Tour, originally scheduled for this past Sunday, could ever face cancellation due to a global health crisis. I would like to provide you an update on where we stand today, and how we plan to move forward. Despite our every effort to reschedule the Tour, we have had to face the sad reality that holding our iconic celebration of bicycling later this year would pose insurmountable logistical challenges, and present untenable health and safety risks to our riders resulting from the...