Bike News Roundup: New York mayor calls for end to traffic violence

It’s time for a well-overdue Bike News Roundup. It’s a long one, so let’s get to it.

First up, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio made a strong speech about traffic violence in his city, thanking families of people who died in traffic for making a stand against further traffic injuries and death. Citing “Vision Zero” successes in other cities around the world, he outlined a plan for how the city will eliminate deaths on New York streets:

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Makes Historic “Vision Zero” Announcement from Streetfilms on Vimeo.

Pacific Northwest News

Halftime show! Here’s an accidentally artsy video of Northgate’s new bike lockers:

National & Global News

This is an open thread.

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6 Responses to Bike News Roundup: New York mayor calls for end to traffic violence

  1. Q says:

    Is that Mcginn photo supposed to indicate he’s giving up his bike, or his car?

  2. Gary says:

    As much as I hate Clay B. for taking our Sonics away, Oklahoma City seems to have it’s act together. I wonder if they have the same “war on cars” nonsense in their local press.

  3. Gary says:

    The League of American Wheelmen link points to a dead survey.

  4. Evan Manvel says:

    It hasn’t been the Wheelmen since 1994. It’s the League of American Bicyclists.

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