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NYCeWheels cart at Summer Streets 2010

Summer Streets is such an awesome event. I still can’t believe the city closed all of Park avenue from Chambers Street to 72nd Street last Saturday! What is even more unbelievable is that they are going to do it again this weekend, and again the week after that. If you have a chance you should…

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Fixing the Great Mistake of building cities around cars

Paul Steely White, Transportation Alternatives director and a NYCeWheels folding bike customer shows how Park Avenue was meant to be and use to be. TA’s summer streets program closes down Park avenue to automobile traffic for 3 Saturdays in August and makes it available for street life. Everyone loves it but yet everything goes back…

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Summer Streets

Imagine a road, three lanes wide in both directions, spanning 7 miles of the busiest city in the country, and reserved solely for cyclists and pedestrians. It sounds like just a crazy dream in this bustling city, but it’s becoming a reality. For six hours on Satuday morning, you can experience pure exhaust-less bliss on…

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Summerstreets NYC 2008

Play, run, bike, walk, breathe. Electric bikes, folding bikes and scooters are welcome to the biggest outdoor party in NYC. Summer Streets, the biggest car-free event in New York City history, is on the horizon. We are calling all cyclists, e bikers, folding bikers, kick scooterists, walkers, joggers, dogs, families and New Yorkers to come…

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