Bike Rescue NYC
Recovering abandoned and unusable bicycles from the streets of New York City -- cleaning up the sidewalks and doing something useful with bike remains.
Mesmerizing Ai Weiwei Installation in Toronto Made From 3,144 Bicycles We love it!
Bike valet service at the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn!
Bikeshare Graphic: What New Yorkers Need to Know about New Bike Share - Metropolis - WSJ
New York City has experienced a biking boom in recent years, but the flip side of that trend is oddly sinister: hundreds of abandoned bicycle corpses are rotting away all over the five boroughs, and it’s a lot harder to get rid of them than you might think.You can support us with your tax-deductible donation paying online or sending a check (listing our names). Details at http://hazon.kintera.org/2012nyride/carmona
New York's Bicycle Corpses, Curated as Art - Cities - GOOD
We are 9 days in to National Bike Month! "...an opportunity to celebrate the unique power of the bicycle and the many reasons we ride. Whether you bike to work or school; to save money or time; to preserve your health or the environment; to explore your community or get to your destination..." Yes to all of these and more!
A little press for our Bike Rescue NYC Pilot Project in the New York Times East Village Blog.
Revolution Rickshaws owner Gregg Zumann on his idea of opening up a new bike lane on the Brooklyn Bridge. Given the popularity of the Brooklyn Bridge Promenade for pedestrians, and the growing need to encourage cycling in the city, we think it is a great idea. We'll miss the view too, but what a statement for sustainable transportation!
Public Radio Station WNYC has launched the definitive abandoned bike map for NYC. Check it out! Bike Rescue NYC will use this data to help locate bikes to be rescued in our first neighborhood pilot in the Lower East Side.
Something else we can do with bike parts that are too far gone to ride again.
Salvaging Abandoned Bikes - Exactly the sort of thing we want to encourage and help facilitate!