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Atlantic Cities: The Strange Case of a Warehouse Full of NYPD-Seized Bicycles

Sarah Goodyear examines NYPD's refusal to release seized bicycles, including the bicycle of crash victim Mathieu Lefevre, as the latest example of a broader problem of lack of police transparency.

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Photo: Barbara Ross http://nypost.com/2014/04/21/nyc-refuses-to-release-bikes-seized-during-superstorm-sandy/

New York Post: NYC refuses to release seized bikes in Sandy-damaged building

The New York Post covers Vaccaro & White’s efforts to force NYPD to release the bicycle of Mathieu Lefevre, for use as evidence in the suit against the truck driver who struck and killed him. Thousands of bikes ...

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Streetsblog: NYPD Denies Access to Crash Victims’ Bikes

Steve Vaccaro's "Street Justice" column details NYPD's refusal to return bike for use as evidence.

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#BikeNYC Community History–A Panel Discussion

At a panel discussion of the history of cycling in New York City, Steve Vaccaro discussed the significance of Mathieu Lefevre's death and the movement it catalyzed to hold NYPD accountable for crash investigations.

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Transportation Alternatives: Hit & Run — NYPD’s Crash Investigation Problem

The NYPD can’t find the time, resources or compassion to adequately investigate the traffic crashes that kill and seriously injure more than 4,000 people in the city each year.

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