April 9, 2008
NYU, NYC Dept. of Transportation, and Times Up! Present Cycling in the City: A Forum on Rider Rights and Responsibilities.
Students from New York University, local residents, businesses, organizations, and elected officials will learn and discuss bicycle rights and responsibilities. The NYC Department of Transportation will present about the issue as well as discuss possible future developments regarding cycling in the city, and Times Up! will lead a hands-on demonstration highlighting bike maintenance and safety. Councilmember Rosie Mendez is scheduled to offer opening remarks.
In addition, free prizes, including a new bicycle, will be raffled off to help promote safe cycling in New York City.
Sponsors include State Senator Tom Duane, Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer, Assemblymember Deborah Glick, Councilmember Rosie Mendez, Councilmember Alan Gerson, NYC Dept. of Transportation, Community Board 2 Manhattan Traffic & Transportation Committee, Greenwich Village Block Associations, Greenwich Village-Chelsea Chamber of Commerce.
Type: Press Release
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