Steve Vaccaro Statement to City Council About NYPD Treatment of Cyclists

Statement of Steve Vaccaro to New York City Council Transportation Committee, November 20, 2014 Thank you for the opportunity to speak. Our city is doing a great many things right when it comes to encouraging cycling and making us a national and international leader in sustainable, healthy transportation. Others will speak to what we’re doing […]


Gothamist: “Cops Ticketing Cyclists For Biking On The Left Side Of The Road”

Gothamist reports on mistaken ticketing for lawful cycling conduct in midtown.  After publication of the article, Vaccaro & White negotiated an agreement with NYPD to void the bogus summonses. Brian McQuillen was riding a Citi Bike down Fifth Avenue near 42nd Street yesterday afternoon when a policeman ordered him and two other cyclists to pull […]


Gothamist: “Video: Flushing Ave Bike Lane Perfect Place To Park Your Truck Convoy”

Since it first crawled out of the primordial ooze by the Brooklyn Navy Yard, the bike lane on Flushing Avenue has proven irresistible to truck drivers looking for a spot to chill….[T]his stretch of Flushing has become so popular with idling truck drivers that the DOT really ought to just paint over the bike lane […]


Gothamist: “$250 Fine For SUV Driver Who Deliberately Plowed Into Cyclist During Road Rage Incident”

If you want to use your car as a weapon in Manhattan, you just need to pay a $250 fine. The Manhattan DA’s office made a last-minute decision not to go to trial an SUV driver who was witnessed ramming his vehicle into a cyclist during a road rage incident last year. 33-year-old Jose Henriquez, […]


Bike Snob NYC: “Cycling Under Attack”

Bike Snob comments on District Attorney’s sweetheart plea deal for a motorist who intentionally struck a Vaccaro & White client. So how much would you pay to run a cyclist down with your SUV in the Most Bike-Friendly City In America? $1,500? $1,000? $500? Well, if you act now, you can run down the annoying […]