It’s that time of year! Every year we highlight multiple non-profits to consider donating to, and humbly put our little organization on the bottom if at all. Well this year we’re looking to keep the lights on for 2020 and expand our efforts.
This year, we are asking cycling clubs, bike shops and supporters to consider a monetary or volunteer donation. We are a volunteer based 501(c)3 so donations are tax-deductible.
A new bike/scooter/skateboard law “to authorize the impoundment of bicycles that are operated in a dangerous manner in controvention of the rules of road” went into effect October 23rd…
We don’t really care about the hat so much as the distraction and insulting existence of this law in a County that captures 1/3 of bicycle deaths in the state. It’s not the lack of helmets, dummies - it’s the lack of safe access for cyclists and a car culture that refuses to hold reckless drivers accountable…
A coalition of advocates are calling on Long Island school officials to give the green light to a life-saving school bus camera program.
Recent news stories: Bike shares in Suffolk have become contagious! Bus service has been dwindling but some experts aren’t addressing that. More bike trails being built. Legislators criminalize some cycling behaviors with stiffer penalties than for car drivers who maim and kill.
Governor Cuomo Announces the Tobay to Captree 10-mile portion of the Ocean Parkway Coastal Greenway Shared Use Path will begin construction for a summer 2021 completion.
Please email Laura Curren today. We’ve provided a template you may use for your email.
October 2nd is Walk to School Day! There are only 6 schools on Long Island have registered so far for their Walk to School Day event, so let’s help spread the word to get kids walking!
Raising penalties for reckless cyclists higher than the penalties for the drivers who maim them. Bans tricks, raises helmets age law, allows impounding without due process, and includes e-bikes and e-scooters before they are officially legal.
Long Island Streets is a volunteer based, tax-exempt 501(c)3, advocating for safer streets for all people through education, events and reshaping public policy at the local and state level.