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Courier reporter gears up for Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month
Courier reporter gears up for Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 5/16/2014 at 10:08AM

In honor of Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month I put on my leather jacket, strapped on boots and took part in a Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) Introductory Motorcycle Experience course offered by the Motorcycle Safety School just west of Lindenwood, Queens, over the Brooklyn line.

NYC bike share program delayed…again
NYC bike share program delayed…again
News Billy Rennison 8/17/2012 at 10:20AM

A month after the mayor announced a delay in the city’s new bike share program, another postponement will push the roll out back to next spring. Originally planned for a late July, early August launch, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said today on his weekly radio show with John Gambling the target date for the Citi Bike program [...]

Sunnyside cyclist killed in hit-and-run
News Billy Rennison 7/19/2012 at 2:10PM

A cyclist was killed last night in Sunnyside after being struck by a car that sped off after the crash. The 37-year-old was biking heading eastbound on Greenpoint Avenue when he was hit from behind by a dark colored sedan heading the same direction, police said. The Daily News reported that sources said the speeding [...]

Western Queens will soon be more bike friendly
Western Queens will soon be more bike friendly
News Michael Pantelidis 5/11/2012 at 3:31PM

Residents will soon have a greener, healthier way to beat the traffic around western Queens. The Department of Parks and Recreation is currently constructing the Queens East River and North Shore Greenway, a 10.6-mile, urban, multi-use trail intended to provide access to the borough’s shoreline and improve commuting options for people beyond motorized vehicles. The [...]