DNA Info – This NYPD Officer Has Handed Out the Most Bicycle Summonses in the City

DNA Info uncovers one NYPD police officer who has written far more tickets to cyclists than any other.

Attorney Steve Vaccaro reflects on the uptick in tickets for cyclists over the past few year:

Steve Vaccaro, a bike advocate and lawyer, said the dramatic increase in tickets during the past three years may be because of the rise in the number of cyclists on the streets. He said the start of Citi Bike might have also had an effect on tickets because, while experienced bicyclists use the blue cruisers, many novices who don’t know traffic laws also ride them. 

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