The new configuration — the bridge's first since the trolley tracks were removed in 1950 — earned mixed reviews from cyclists on its inaugural day.
A manager for the Bronx trucking company, Paul Rodriguez, told Gothamist that police had basic details of the crash wrong.
Salvador Chairez-Rodriguez, 50, was riding on 31st Avenue near 51st Street around 11:30 p.m. when he was hit by the driver of a Q18 bus. An NYPD spokesperson said in a statement that the cyclist ran a red light prior to the crash.
An MTA bus operator fatally struck a 67-year-old cyclist in Flatbush on Tuesday, making him the second cyclist killed so far in 2020.
"It's a bike lane, stupid."
An elderly cyclist was killed by a minivan driver last week while riding just outside his Midwood home, police said on Saturday.
A state appeals court has ruled that a critical portion of the Right of Way Law, which made failure to yield to pedestrians or cyclists a misdemeanor offense, is constitutional.
While the violent reaction here is obviously way over the line, the incident now has thinking: why should fast food drive-thrus exclusively cater to motorists, anyway?
A 14-year-old cyclist was killed and a 16-year-old cyclist was critically injured in two separate crashes on city streets this weekend.
'They had an idea already of what happened, and anything I said did not matter. They approached with a demeanor of deep suspicion and skepticism at everything I said.'
A cyclist says she was assaulted in Midtown South this week by two men who tackled her off of her bike and punched her multiple times.
This was the 21st cyclist to die in NYC this year.
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