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Articles about “bikelash”

In L Train Shutdown Confusion, West Village Residents See Chance To Kill Bike Lanes

In L Train Shutdown Confusion, West Village Residents See Chance To Kill Bike Lanes

The new bike lane on 13th Street betwen 6th & 7th Avenues (Gothamist) The L train shutdown might be cancelled, but the battle over what will happen with the city's long-planned mitigation measures is only just...

Bike Lane Haters Are Allegedly Sabotaging Queens Cyclists With Thumb Tacks

Bike Lane Haters Are Allegedly Sabotaging Queens Cyclists With Thumb Tacks

Tacks found in the 43rd Avenue bike lane (Courtesy of Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer) A popular new bike lane in Queens has been bombarded with thumb tacks, in what cyclists and elected officials suspect is a...

Will Double Parking 'Culture' Destroy A Protected Inwood Bike Lane?

Will Double Parking 'Culture' Destroy A Protected Inwood Bike Lane?

Dyckman Street (via DOT) Back in December, the city installed parking-protected bike lanes on both sides of Dyckman Street in Inwood, connecting the east- and west-side greenways on a notoriously dangerous commercial stretch. Outrage over lost...

Report: Bike Lanes Are Causing CHAOS, 'Many' Drivers Sayvideo

Report: Bike Lanes Are Causing CHAOS, 'Many' Drivers Say

"Who are these people," reporter Erica Smith wonders, "and why don't they have cars?" (via Flickr user Diane Greene Lent) In case you forgot, people are saying there's a conspiracy afoot by City Hall bigwigs to...

NYPD Will Crack Down On Cyclists Because Of Dubious Math

NYPD Will Crack Down On Cyclists Because Of Dubious Math

(Courtesy Bowery Boogie) An ominous tweet from the NYPD's 5th Precinct drew considerable jeering from cyclists and safe streets activists recently. The precinct, which patrols Chinatown and SoHo, announced that due to a dramatic spike in...

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A "Real" New Yorker's Solution To Citi Bike: Get A Car

Let other less discerning media outlets waste your index finger's time with pedestrian, low-grade April Fools cycling trolling. Gothamist is committed to bringing you only the most potent, 100% authentic Bikelash Hooey, which is why we...

Video: Cyclist's Helmetcam Shows

Video: Cyclist's Helmetcam Shows "Williamsburg Hasids Gone Wild"

The Hasidic community in South Williamsburg has been very vocal about scofflaw cyclists blowing by school buses picking up and discharging children, but a new video shows it's not just bike riders acting like jerks. The...

Cyclist Assaulted On Hudson River Bike Path, Pedestrian Arrested

Cyclist Assaulted On Hudson River Bike Path, Pedestrian Arrested

Michael Mandiberg and the man who allegedly assaulted him. (Hugger Industries' Flickr) An artist and CUNY professor who was participating in a group bike ride along the Hudson River Greenway was allegedly kicked off his bike...

Hasidim Vs. Cyclist War Rages On In Williamsburg

Hasidim Vs. Cyclist War Rages On In Williamsburg

Lindsaypunk's Flickr You know what's been missing from the media-amplified anti-cyclist hate-fest? Religion. Thankfully, along comes the Brooklyn Paper to remind us of where the bikelash began: on the atavistic streets of Orthodox Jewish Williamsburg, where...

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