Mayor de Blasio, Harlem’s Rodriguez, Espaillat And Others Announce Citi Bike Is Coming

Mayor Bill de Blasio, DOT Commissioner Polly Trottenberg and Jay Walder, President & CEO of Motivate announced today that Citi Bike had achieved its 50 millionth ride since the system’s launch in May 2013. Continue Reading →

A NYC Century Bike Tour 27 Years In The Making From Harlem To Brooklyn

This Sunday, Transportation Alternatives will host its 28th annual NYC Century Bike Tour, the nation’s only all-urban 100-mile bike tour. Continue Reading →

Citi Bike’s Harlem Expansion Will kick Off Next Week

NY Curbed reports that in just a week from now, Citi Bike’s planned expansion in Harlem will officially get underway. Continue Reading →

Harlem Man Tries To Steal Bike On Second Avenue

An East Harlem man was arrested for attempting to steal a black Python bike that was chained to a street sign on Second Avenue between 86th and 87th streets, NYPD said. Continue Reading →

Cycling Grows Faster Than Population; City Must Build More Protected Lanes

Statement of Paul Steely White, Transportation Alternatives:

New Yorker’s adoption of bicycling as transportation is growing at an unprecedented rate — much faster than population growth, with close to half a million New Yorkers getting on a bike every day – Continue Reading →

Sixthreezero Women’s Harlem Park Cruiser Bicycle

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Harlem style is timeless, which is why we love this classic design bicycle that’s always in style perfect for riding around enjoying your surroundings with this single-speed Cruiser. Continue Reading →

New Yorkers Are Riding Citi Bike to Transit And Paying For It

NYC Street Blog reports that Citi Bike is helping New Yorkers connect to trains and buses, according to a new report from the NYU Rudin Center for Transportation [PDF]. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rodriguez Leads Supermajority Endorse Public Funding For Citi Bike Expansion

Flanked by colleagues, Citi Bike riders and bike advocates, Ydanis Rodriguez, Chair of the City Council Transportation Committee, released this letter to Mayor de Blasio, signed by 34 Council Members, requesting funding in the upcoming budget for the expansion of Citi Bike to all five boroughs. Continue Reading →

New Central Park Sightseeing Opens In Harlem

central-park-sightseeing-in-harlem1Central Park Sightseeing, a pillar in New York tourism, is proud to announce its latest location, Central Park Sightseeing North, will be opening on November 15th, 2016. Continue Reading →

Uptowns Ydanis Rodriguez And Others Unite To Support Bill Increasing Safety Of Bicycling

Councilmember-Ydanis-Rodriguez1Today, despite the rain, Council Members Carlos Menchaca, Uptowns Ydanis Rodriguez, and Antonio Reynoso, advocates and community members came together at the steps of City Hall for a press conference in support of Intro. Continue Reading →

New Yorkers From Harlem To Hollis Are Cycling More, And They’re Healthier For It

bikes-in-harlem1The Health Department today released an Epi Data Brief entitled, “Cycling in New York City, 2007 to 2014.” The most recent data for NYC adults and high school students show more New Yorkers are riding bicycles. Continue Reading →

Solé Power, Black (And Pink) Is Beautiful

sole1Meet Solé Bicycles—a bike shop run by five college buddies/bicycle dudes in Venice Beach, California with Harlem style and design in mind. Continue Reading →

Growing Your Business with Columbia Community Business Program (video)

linkApplications are now open for Columbia Community Business Program it’s going back to school for your business, not to mention it’s free. Continue Reading →

Celebrate Bike To Work Day Roll Out On Friday

citibikes in harlemTransportation Alternatives (TransAlt) is continuing its celebration of National Bike Month with eight bike commuter stations around the five boroughs, offering coffee, breakfast snacks and free gifts to people who pedal to work. Continue Reading →

2016 TD 5 Boro Bike Tour Road Closures In Harlem

boro cycle tour1Multiple street closures will be in effect citywide on Sunday, May 1, 2016 from 2:00 AM to 6:00 PM, in support of the 2015 TD Five Boro Bike Tour, including a full closure of the lower level of the Staten Island bound Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Continue Reading →