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The battle of the bike ban

The battle of the bike ban

BY KEEGAN STEPHAN  |  This month marks the one-year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street. Activists across the world are celebrating effective direct actions and strategizing ways to move forward. In New York, we have a special victory to celebrate and an important opportunity to facilitate next steps: a victory 25 years ago in a struggle read more here »

The city is failing to protect vulnerable road users

BY KEEGAN STEPHAN  |      On Mon., Aug. 27, Jessica Dworkin was hit by a tractor-trailer while crossing Sixth Ave. at Houston St. and killed. In a letter to The Villager, Carl Rosenstein (“The Angry Buddhist”) charged that, from the sound of it, the tractor-trailer must have been more than 55 feet long, and thus read more here »

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BY KEEGAN STEPHAN  |  Bicycling has become one of the most volatile subjects in New York City. Almost no other topic inspires such passionate responses from both sides; few people have no opinion on the issue, and there are virtually no “middle-of-the-road” points of view. Some of our most esteemed writers have spent countless column read more here »

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