2011

Blog Posts in 2011

  • 9-Dec-2011

    Number of Bicyclists Keeps Climbing, City Says

    The Bloomberg administration has aggressively expanded New York City's bicycle infrastructure, creating hundreds of miles of bicycle lanes and encouraging residents to try out the cleaner, often speedier mode of transport. On Thursday, the city ...
  • 7-Dec-2011

    Nassau County Judge Denies video to lawsuit plaintiff

    Agency Found Exempt From Turning Over Traffic-Camera Footage Andrew Keshner Contact All Articles New York Law Journal December 8, 2011 function EmailWindow(param) { if (param!=null) { var ...
  • 1-Dec-2011

    Brooklyn woman suing City after serious collision with cyclist

    countersued for his own injuries, alleging that the woman improperly crossed into the bike lane Tuesday, November 22, 2011 A Windsor Terrace woman is suing New York City for $3 million after nearly dying in a pedestrian-v-bicycle accident that ...
  • 30-Nov-2011

    Traffic Warnings, NY's new fun signs

    By MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM James Estrin/The New York TimesSafety-warning poems / sprouting from city sign poles / look for one near you. Look! It's a street sign with a haiku underneath. They are new, Tuesday. The city says they are an eye-catching ...
  • 21-Nov-2011

    Electric Bikes caught in Limbo

    What happens to a bicycle when it gains an electric motor? Is it still a bicycle? Is it a scooter? Or is a different beast entirely, a patched-together monstrosity with no place on the road? The legal answer to these questions depends on where the ...
  • 21-Nov-2011

    Prospect Park to set speed limitations for Bikes

    Charles Astor, 4, amid the new traffic barrels set up in Prospect Park. Collisions have left two pedestrians badly injured. By J. DAVID GOODMAN On a stretch of Prospect Park 's main drive, bright orange traffic barrels are the most visible symbols of ...
  • 16-Nov-2011

    Doored while riding a bike?

    Ever been doored? It is actually illegal By Andreas on 15/11/2011 in Safe cycling in London I was once witness to a car dooring. My friend was pedalling past stationary traffic less than a metre ahead of me, when suddenly a passenger opened their ...
  • 16-Nov-2011

    Bike Rooms for two wheeled comuters

    A Room of Their Own for 2-Wheeled Commuters Dave Sanders for The New York Times Jordan Mokriski in the bike storage room of the Starrett-Lehigh Building, where he works. The room holds about 150 bicycles. By TOM ACITELLI Published: November 15, 2011 ...
  • 16-Nov-2011

    Consequences Arising From State Medical Indemnity Fund

    Diverse Consequences Arising From State Medical Indemnity Fund Lawrence Knipel New York Law Journal November 15, 2011 In recent years, states across our nation have increasingly focused on legislation in an effort to contain medical malpractice ...
  • 14-Nov-2011

    Salvaging Abandoned Bikes

    Salvaging Abandoned Bikes, Making Room for Others CRAMPED AREAS Bicycle rooms have become a lure for many apartment hunters in the city, but many bikes are left behind in them, often for years. By J. DAVID GOODMAN Published: November 4, 2011 THEIR ...
  • 14-Nov-2011

    Pedestrian and Bikes- Pedestrian loses the right of way

    The Pedestrian Loses the Way By CHRISTOPHER GRAY Published: November 10, 2011 IN the future, perhaps our time will be known as the first decade of the Bicycle Wars, with righteous armies fighting over traffic lanes, bike paths and sidewalks, indeed ...
  • 10-Nov-2011

    Student hurt in gym class survives motion to dismiss

    Long v. Massapequa Union Free School District NASSAU COUNTY Torts New York Law Journal November 10, 2011 Justice Ute Wolff Lally Long, a student, sought to recover money damages for personal injuries allegedly sustained due to the school district's ...
  • 8-Nov-2011

    Act Fast to Save Sight if Signs of Danger to the Retina Appear

    Act Fast to Save Sight if Signs of Danger to the Retina Appear By JANE E. BRODY The eyes may be windows to the soul, but the retina is the brain's window to the world. When the retina is injured, vision is seriously threatened and may be lost ...
  • 8-Nov-2011

    Life in the Slow Lane- Enjoying NY's bike lanes

    Pleasures of Life in the Slow Lane By MICHAEL KIMMELMAN Published: November 7, 2011 New Yorkers should love bicycling. We're control freaks. We want to get from here to there in a New York minute and moan about the subways and the buses, about ...
  • 7-Nov-2011

    In State care, 1200 deaths and few Answers...

    For James Michael Taylor, an evening bath became a death sentence. Multimedia Deaths in Care: 16 Cases Investigating Deaths in State and Privately-Run Homes The Death Files The Death of James Taylor The Death of James Taylor Close Video See More ...

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