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Swimming with Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop

September 18, 2013


I had the pleasure of meeting Jersey City’s mayor Steven Fulop yesterday. I was in the locker room at Pershing Field Pool. I overheard someone talking with Fulop – a young person who was excited that he was talking with someone famous. I was glad that the mayor was talking with the youth, and that […]

Bike Funding Vote at Jersey City City Council Tonight

September 10, 2013


I admit I don’t know a lot about this, but I plan to attend tonight’s Jersey City City Council meeting – Wednesday September 11th at 6pm – where there will be a vote on funding for bicycle infrastructure improvements. The meeting takes place in council chambers at Jersey City City Hall – 280 Grove Street. […]

Good News: Jersey City Bike Lanes Coming Starting September 2013

August 25, 2013


I am happy that Mayor Fulop’s administration has pledged to implement the Jersey City’s bikeway plan starting in September 2013. Streetsblog broke the story on August 15th in an article entitled Jersey City’s Missing Bike Lanes Will Be Striped This Fall, City Promises. The article refereces Bikas’ earlier pieces regarding repaving proceeding without planned bike facilities. 

Jersey City Repaves Bikeway Streets But Fails to Implement Approved Bike Facilities

August 8, 2013


It looks like Jersey City is backing off of its commitment to a handful of new bike lanes that were due to be implemented starting June 2013. When I wrote to new Jersey City Mayor Fulop in July 2013, I had thought that new bike lanes were probably just delayed. I live in downtown Jersey […]

Open Letter to Jersey City Mayor Fulop: Implement Approved Bike Lanes!

July 22, 2013


Below is a letter I recently mailed to Jersey City’s new Mayor Steven Fulop. I am glad to see new leadership in Jersey City. I expect that Fulop, whom I voted for, will be a lot better than his predecessor, whose administration was most notable for corruption charges. Fulop, according to his own website, is […]

54.7 New Bikeway Miles for Jersey City

January 6, 2013


On December 6th 2012, Jersey City Mayor Jerremiah Healy announced that, during 2013, Jersey City will receive 54.7 new miles of bikeway. I received the news via the article Move over, drivers: Jersey City plans to add 54 miles of bike lanes. The article describes the future bike facilities as part of a “comprehensive bike […]

San Francisco Bike Facilities: Revisiting the Wiggle

July 10, 2012


Oh Boy! The third installment in Bikas’ vacationary tales of the city… of San Francisco. See also: the welcome greening of the conflict areas and the mysterious parking-protected JFK bikeway. Today, we re-visit San Francisco’s “The Wiggle” – arguably the most popular bike route in the know universe. The Wiggle is a very flat bike […]