Posts tagged: bikehugger
In post-storm New York, the bike is having a moment of sorts.
Photo: Benjamin Norman for The New York Times.
Riding in Japan
Interesting how presence changes perspective. After the Tsunami, the Japanese rode bikes and continue to do so in a mini bike boom. Post Sandy, NYC is discovering the utility of the bike and that’s what we’re posting about here. Local bike advocates are responding with #bikesandy events, commuter stations, free rental bikes, and blinkies.
Rapid Response by Bike in Fukushima
The bike industry in New York and nationally is pitching in to help commuters use bikes in post-Sandy New York City this week.
“The bike industry in New York and nationally is pitching in to help commuters use bikes in post-Sandy New York City this week.”
WSJ blogs how bikes are getting ridden again in NYC after Hurricane Sandy.
“I haven’t used this in like a year,” said 29-year-old Jeffrey Johnson, who works at an Internet marketing company in Manhattan. He brought his bike into Atlantic Bicycles Thursday to have a new lock put on. “But I had no choice.”
Many frequent bike commuters said that, with sparse traffic in downtown Manhattan, conditions were ideal to bike.
In the midst of congested transit left in Super Storm Sandy’s wake, more New Yorkers are opting to ride bicycles.
Post Sandy, expect many NYC cyclists are thinking of ways to help more people with bikes and this is one of them. The bicycling Info Ladies of Bangladesh bring the Internet to villages by bike.
A new video from Casey Neistat about bikes in NYC after Sandy.