Tomorrow, Visual Resistance and Time's Up have organized memorial events to honor Eric Ng, the bicyclist who was killed by a drunk driver while biking on the Hudson River bike path last Friday evening. Here are the details from Visual Resistance:
1PM: Memorial bike ride. Meet up in Washington Square Park at 1pm. We will ride together to the site of Eric’s death at 1:30 SHARP. Non-bikers can go directly to the West Side Greenway, near Clarkson St. By train: take the 1 to Houston St.
2:30PM: Memorial service at St. Mark’s Church. Friends & family will share stories, show photos, and play music. St. Mark’s Church is at the corner of 2nd Ave and 11th St. By train: 6 to Astor Place, R/W to 8th St, or F train to Houston St.
8PM: Memorial dance party. Do not go gently into that good night. DJs & live punk rock. At Time’s Up, 49 E. Houston St. By train: 6 or B/D/F/V to Bleecker-Lafayette.
A ghost bike will also be installed at the site, making this the 11th ghost bike installation this year. Time's Up director Bill DiPaolo says, "The Hudson River bike path is a jewel for the cycling community. It’s the safest and most pleasant way to travel around the city and contributes to the increase in cycling. Cycling is up in New York City. Let’s keep the momentum going and defend this auto-free space."
The driver, Eugenio Cidron, was charged with vehicular manslaughter.