Chalking seems like a totally harmless and short-lived way for people to express themselves, and there’s a temptation to just ask the authorities to lighten up and save their law enforcement resources for real crimes
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It’s not clear if reporting illegal parking on the 311 app will actually cause the driver to get a ticket, since it’s not stated how quickly the app works to engage 311 operators to call police officers–especially when the officers themselves are parked in the bike lanes.
“Combining my passion for social justice and pedal powered-vehicles will make for the adventure of a life-time,” said Patrick Wanninkhof. He was hit and killed on Thursday by a driver who was looking at her phone.
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You’ll have an opportunity to cycle down Park Avenue again this year, without the bother of motorists. But you’ll have to deal with the new “accessibility” policy of the DeBlasio administration who is inviting all manner of non-motorized transport to the free street festival that is in its eighth year.
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Riverkeeper identified 68 sturgeon who had been killed by what appeared to be trauma from motorized vessels in the water, many of the fish with missing heads, long body gashes, missing tails, missing half of their bodies, completely severed, or with large lacerations to their bodies and fins.
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The Team USA women’s world cup soccer triumph is being celebrated all over New York today, first in a ticker tape parade up Lower Broadway to be held this morning. It’s been 55 years since a woman in sport was celebrated in a ticker tape parade.
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Go hear Bryan Diffley, the Project Manager of the High Bridge renovation, speak about the bridge and its conversion to a pedestrian and cyclist walkway this summer. He’s speaking this Friday, Feb. 13 at 7 P.M. at Hunter College for free.