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Tagged: bike community

Margaret Forgione Appointed Acting NYC DOT Commissioner

Great news for NYC's cyclists and pedestrians: Margaret Forgione has been appointed Acting NYC DOT Commissioner, building on her nearly three decades of leadership overseeing improvements to public space throughout the five boroughs. Our President and CEO Ken Podziba's remarks on the announcement:

2020 Year In Review: Reflecting on gratitude and the power of community.

As we approach the end of a year unlike any we have ever known, our team is reflecting on the strength of NYC's cycling community with deep gratitude. In the face of uncertainty and adversity, bike riders have come together to care for their neighbors, make their voices heard, and look out for those who have risked their lives to save others. We've always known that bikes are so much more than wheels and gears, but in 2020, the world learned just what kind of amazing things our pedals can power. This Giving Tuesday, we invite you to take a look at what your support has...

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...