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Tappan Zee Bike-Ped Access Hearings on Now

A rendering of what the new Tappan Zee bridge is expected to look like when it is completed in 2018.

The new bridge is certain to bring a greater amount of motorist traffic, resulting in more noise for South Nyack residents. Increased bicycle use could certainly mitigate that noise, but few residents are drawing that important conclusion.

Public’s Last Chance to Weigh in on Regional Transportation Plan

The areas of the region that are impacted by NYMTC.

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Council (NYMTC), a regional council of governments is conducting a public survey to guide them in the next stage of regional transportation planning, and the deadline is Friday, February 5.

Body Found at Ross Dock in Palisades

Ross Dock area of the Palisades Park where a body was found today.

At about 11:15 A.M. the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received a 911 call reporting a body laying on the shore-line near Ross Dock.

Embrace the Snow–Ski!

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Though we only accomplished about 3 or 4 miles today, the going was tough in very deep, fresh snow. Tomorrow should be better.

The Great Snowstorm (Hoax) of 2015

The great snowstorm of 1888, much more snow that we got last night.

The snowfall was no bigger than those we experienced in 2013 and certainly smaller than the most recent big snowfalls we had in 2010 and 2006.

News Flash: Delays at GWB

An empty GWB before the Gran Fondo in 2011. Wouldn't it be great if it were like this every day? Photo: Benepe (c)

July 22, 2014– Fort Lee, NJ The authority in charge of the George Washington Bridge connecting New York and New Jersey has issued a flash advisory for drivers traveling West to East today. Until about 3 PM today Tuesday, two…

New Voice in Englewood, NJ Seeks Safer Streets

Ron Grosinger

Englewood looks a little like a subsection of Greenwich Village in New York City. Its small shops and relatively mild traffic is only accented further by a nice main street filled with great restaurants.

But traffic on the southbound-only Dean Street is very fast and narrow, and completely unsafe for cyclists. Even pedestrians have great difficulty crossing the street.

NYC Airports to Offer “Free” Wifi–Sort of

It would be great if we could fly like this instead of dealing with the frustrations of modern flying.

With great fanfare the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced today that they will be offering “free” Wifi at area airports.

That should make frequent flying for cyclists to race, train and attend events happy.

Except the fine print reads that the provider Boingo Wireless Inc, will only be offering the first 30 minutes free. The remainder of time has to be purchased.

Ride to T-Town and Around June 22

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This ride has it all. Warm up with some laps around the track at T-Town, then ride through some of the most pristine farmland in the area. Sixty-two point eight miles and more than 3,000 feet of climbing will get you in shape in no time.