Sunday, February 10, 2008

NYC wins Bike Award

AMNY reports:

NEW YORK - New York City is being honored for its commitment to improving conditions for bicycling.

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan accepted a Bicycle Friendly Community Award on Monday from the League of American Bicyclists.

The city says the number of cyclists has grown by an estimated 75 percent since 2000. Factors considered by the league included safety initiatives and a "share the road" ethic among bicyclists and drivers.

1 comment:

thetimeisnow said...

Moves like this in NYC make me think he'd be great for the country, and a whole lot better than the choices we're getting in the race right now. If you want him to run, there's a petition to tell him so at

He could be a candidate if enough people tell him they want him to be. But you've got to do it now, there's not much time for him to decide to get in.