NYBC’s 3ft Campaign in the News

NYBC is starting to get some real attention in the press to our two major campaigns this spring in the State Legislature — the “Three-foot” amendment to the 2010 Safe Passing law and the legalization of electric bikes. Thanks to our Board for their help driving these two campaigns to success and thanks to all…

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Your Story Matters

  That’s right. YOU make the difference. Facts and figures are fantastic, but they often fail miserably at conveying the human element and the realities we all live. What each of us experience while walking and riding our bikes for everyday trips, exercise, and recreation, matters. Sharing your story with legislators is essential to helping them…

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Pedal-Powered Progress In NYS: November Highlights

  Because we’re all busy folks, these monthly updates from around New York State will help keep you up to speed! Please send us progress from your city and region (links, photos, etc.), and we’ll add them in to our monthly updates which we post near the 1st of each month. Email Justin@NYBC.net THE GREENBACK TRACK New options  Park Tool has…

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Pedal-Powered Progress In NYS: October Highlights

  Because we’re all busy folks, highlights help keep us up to speed – enjoy these updates and developments from around New York State! Please send us progress from your city, town and region (links, photos, etc.) and we’ll try to fit it all into these monthly updates which we’ll post around the 1st of each…

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Help Win the Use of e-Bikes

  Did you know that buying an electric bicycle (e-bike) in New York State is legal, but riding it is illegal? We think this is absurd and we need your help to fix this. The New York Bicycling Coalition (NYBC), PeopleForBikes, and the Bicycle Product Suppliers Association have teamed up to increase access for people who…

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Pedal-Powered Progress In NYS: Sept Highlights

  Because we’re all busy folks, highlights help keep us up to speed – enjoy these updates and developments from around New York State! Please send us progress from your city, town and region (links, photos – the whole shebang) and we’ll try to fit it all into these monthly updates which we’ll post around…

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Pedal-Powered Progress in NYS: August Highlights

  Because we’re all busy folks, highlights help keep us up to speed – enjoy these majestic bicycle morsels from around New York State! Please send us developments from your city, town and region (links, photos – the whole shebang) and we’ll try to fit it all into these monthly updates which we’ll post near the…

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Buffalo Leads the Bicycle Friendly Community Charge!

By Harvey Botzman & Justin Smith Yesterday, we joined bicycling advocates from western New York and across the State to gather in Buffalo to hear Bill Nester, V.P. of programming for the League of American Bicyclists (LAB), explain the importance and benefits of participating in the Bicycle Friendly Communities (BFC) program. The gathering, which was…

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