E-bikes speeding through the streets of Roosevelt Island? Is it our fault?

You can’t walk anywhere on Main Street in the late afternoon or evening without seeing food delivery workers on e-bikes racing through stop signs and

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First, they lost their dog and, then, their faith in Public Safety

Last Tuesday, Laura and Giovanni Battistini witnessed a car running over their dog, Luigi, on the *West Promenade. Thursday, following media coverage sparking community outrage,

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What do Roosevelt Islanders want? Promenade bike ban voting results

The bike ban voting results are now in, voting’s closed, and we’re ready to report. Hundreds voted, although some chose to “vote early, vote often” and lost their voices.

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Take the Poll: Is a Bike Ban the Right Idea for Roosevelt Island Promenades Now?

Roosevelt Island promenades reflect the traditional intent: They are there for walking, but times change. Other users, especially bikes, share the space. This raises a lot of issues, from safety to comfort, and we’re offering a poll, asking your opinion.

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Tough on bikes? RIOC now cracks down, but only if they’re sitting still

Suddenly, this weekend, RIOC got tough on bikes, but their bold initiative counts only if they’re parked. And just as the state agency’s befuddled over bike safety, this step comes with its own WTF factor.

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