Video: WNYC, Gothamist, The Green Space Panel On Biking

Watch (or listen) to this show if you’re a bicyclist – or have interest in safety for everyone on our streets. Panelists dig deep into issues that concern everyone in any city in the US:  bike and pedestrian infrastructure, car culture, law, e-bikes, police enforcement and more…NYC Police Chief even gets some heat.

We the Commuters: Biking NYC

Originally Aired: Thursday, July 11, 2019

Up for discussion: Biking (and bicyclists’ safety), Citi Bike, delivery guys and more. Throughout the night there will also be bike-curious trivia, where we’ll put your bike-related knowledge to the test for some super sweet swag. 

WNYC and Gothamist reporters Shumita BasuJake OffenhartzStephen Nessen and Chris Robbins host the evening with guests State Senator Zellnor MyrieChief Terence Monahan from the NYPDCiti Bike‘s Caroline Samponaro; bike lawyer Adam WhiteJing Wang, the filmmaker behind the documentary “A Winter With Delivery Workers“; and Shabazz Stuart, an urban transportation advocate and CEO of Oonee. 

Watch:

https://www.thegreenespace.org/watch/we-the-commuters-live/

Grocery Shopping By Bike In Asbury Park-Our Markets and Stores

This is a simple story about grocery shopping by bike in Minnesota. Grocery shopping by bike is indeed a simple pleasure, and it’s great in Asbury Park!  Nothing in Asbury Park is much further than a mile from anywhere, and bicycle infrastructure is getting better and better, so riding a bike to shop makes total sense. There isn’t always fantastic bike parking, but there is some…ingenuity and a decent lock are important.  Pick up some veggies to grill and ingredients for a salad, and fresh fruit for dessert.  Asbury Park has a great markets with lots of fresh produce and staples.  Tapatia Market on Main St.; Super Supermarket on 3rd Ave; Asbury Farm Market, Springwood Ave and Memorial Drive, next to/behind the train station; Asbury Fresh, Kennedy Park, Grand & Cookman Avenue, Sundays, 10am-3pm; Asbury Park Sunset Market, Sat., 8am–1pm, June–Oct., Main and Sunset Ave. A cargo bike would be great for a big haul, but a basket in front works just fine.

Grocery Shopping by Bike

Adam Miller on August 23, 2018

Bike grocery shopping at The Super Supermarket in Asbury Park

Bike shopping in Minnesota

“Someone recently asked me how you shop for groceries on a bike. It struck me as a question lots of people have probably never thought about, so why not write something about it?

I think the first thing to keep in mind is that you’re probably going to have to shop for groceries more than once a week. To me, that’s a feature not a bug, as I mostly try to eat fresh produce, some of which doesn’t keep all that well for a week anyway. Shopping more frequently means I only have to plan meals for a few days at a time. It’s also not that much of a burden, if you shop closer to home, which is easier if you live closer to stuff.”

Read more…

https://streets.mn/2018/08/23/grocery-shopping-by-bike/