• TIme’s Up’s BEACH RIDE

    TIme’s Up’s BEACH RIDE

    Beach Ride Sunday September 24, 2017 11:30 AM Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn (Northern entrance to Prospect Park)  Join us for a leisurely bike ride out to Rockaway Beach to enjoy an endless Summer afternoon of swimming, and relaxing on the beach! Invite your friends! Meet new ones! Let’s have a party on the beach! read more



    Saturday December 31st, 2016 Three meet-up locations:9:45PM at the Brooklyn-side entrance to the Williamsburg BridgeOR at 10PM at Washington Square Park Arch, ManhattanOR at 10:20pm Madison Square Park, 23rd & Broadway, Flatiron Side read more

  • People’s Climate March and Ride September 21st 2014!

    Time’s Up! Environmental Organization has been working on sustainable solutions to combat climate change for 27 years. Time’s up is an all-volunteer run Non-Profit group. We will be hosting and working with other community organizations to organize, support, and draw attention to successful sustainability efforts in NYC and to draw awareness to the Climate Change… read more

  • The Silver Machine Ride

    The Silver Machine Ride

    3 PM Sunday, March 16, 2014 Tompkins Square Park, Manhattan (by big tree in the center of the park). ‘Space Rock’ pioneers Hawkwind (1972 composers of one of the first ‘Steam Punk’ rock songs about a bicycle) are touring the USA for the first time in nearly 20 years, so we want to have a… read more

  • Bike Out Against the Rockaway Pipeline!

    Bike Out Against the Rockaway Pipeline!

    Bicycle out to Floyd Bennett Field on Sunday morning on our way to ride through the Rockaways to petition against the fracked gas Rockaway Lateral Pipeline with Occupy Sandy, and then swim later at the beach that afternoon. Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn – Sunday 7/14/2013 – 9AM – Ride out that morning. Phase One of… read more


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  • 2011-11-22 – Lone Citizen Journalist Tapes Occupy Wall Street – Gothamist

    Video: Lone Citizen Journalist Tapes Occupy Wall Street Raid After Press Chased Away The Gothamist November 22, 2011 By John Del Signore The NYPD’s surprise late-night eviction of Occupy Wall Street from Zuccotti Park last week was executed quickly, with reporters kept out of sight of the park “for their safety.” Also for journalists “safety,”… read more

  • 2011-12-31 – Holidays On Wheels – Village Voice

    Holidays On Wheels Get In Shape For 2012 The Village Voice December 31, 2011 By Allen Barra Times Up, New York’s direct-action environmental coalition, has a great way to spend New Year’s Eve: Enjoy the holiday lights firsthand during their 14th annual New Year’s Eve Bike Ride/Skate Party. Ride from Washington Square Park up… read more

  • 2011-10-28 – They Have People Power – New York Times City Room

    With Generators Gone, Wall Street Protesters Try Bicycle Power New York Times City Room October 30, 2011 By Colin Moynihan Rita Moreira, a visitor from Brazil, was walking past Zuccotti Park around noon on Sunday when she stopped to gaze at a man drinking a cup of coffee and pedaling a stationary bicycle connected to… read more

  • 2011-10-12 – Video: Cyclists Occupy NYC Fountains – Gothamist

    Video: Cyclists Occupy NYC Fountains The Gothamist October 12, 2011 By John Del Signore On Columbus Day, Time’s Up! and other activists participated in the third annual “Fountain Ride.” Inspired by the Occupation of Wall Street, this year’s ride was renamed the Occupy Fountains Ride, and, like previous years, was intended to remind New Yorkers… read more

  • 2011-09-30 – The Messenger Goes Hollywood – New York Times

    The Messenger Goes Hollywood New York Times September 30, 2011 By j. David Goodman ON a side street in Park Slope, Brooklyn, Austin Horse cobbled together an impromptu podium last weekend out of a plastic milk crate and a case of Red Bull. The scene, more reminiscent of a garage-band festival than a bicycle… read more


    News Date: Thursday, May 26, 2011 – 6:03pm read more


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  • 2011-09-18 – NYPD Shuts Down Wall Street – Huffington Post

    NYPD Shuts Down Wall Street Huffington Post September 18, 2011 By Simone Weichselbaum Protesters of the Occupy Wall Street: Public Space movement had hoped to take command of Wall Street on September 17, 2011, but the New York Police Department quickly showed them who was in charge, by barricading all entrances to the heart… read more

  • 2011-09-09 – Bikers worry barricades could be ‘deadly’ – Daily News

    Concrete barriers being built on Williamsburg Bridge; Bikers worry barricades could be ‘deadly’ The New York Daily News September 9, 2011 By Simone Weichselbaum Concrete barriers are being built on the Manhattan side of the Williamsburg Bridge’s bike lane to prevent potential terrorists from driving onto the path – a deadly addition for cyclists,… read more

  • 2011-09-01 – A bridge plan gone too far? – The Villager

    A bridge plan gone too far? Bikers have an idea of their own The Villager September 1, 2011 By Lincoln Anderson The cyclist came flying down the Manhattan-side ramp of the Williamsburg Bridge. A young woman, wearing a halter top and shorts, she zipped through a crosswalk area, then smoothly and assuredly coasted down a… read more

  • 2011-08-21 – City slams cyclist with $1,500 in red light fines – Daily News

    Off the chain! City slams bicyclist with $1,500 in fines for running red lights New York Daily News August 21, 2011 By Tanyanika Samuels Manhattan bicyclist Juan (JC) Rodriguez didn’t learn his lesson after running his first red light. Or his second. But the third time may be the charm – because it came with… read more

  • 2011-08-19 – Lawyers Focuses on Bicyclists’ Rights – New York Times

    A New Breed of Lawyers Focuses on Bicyclists’ Rights The New York Times August 19, 2011 By J. David Goodman AT the law firm Rankin & Taylor, everybody’s a cyclist. One recent day, the lawyers there parsed bike-law issues, like “dooring zones” and when is it legally acceptable to ride outside a designated lane,… read more

  • 2011-08-09 – Cyclists Will Save Us From Indian Point Catastrophe! – Gothamist

    Video: Cyclists Will Save Us From Indian Point Nuclear Catastrophe! The Gothamist August 9, 2011 By John Del Signore As in all things, it falls to the cyclists to save NYC from perdition. Today a group of bike-riding activists dressed in colorful jump suits with pinwheels on their heads rode their bikes from the Lower… read more

  • 2011-07-23 – More Ass, Less Gas! The World Naked Bike Ride – Urban Times

    More Ass, Less Gas! The World Naked Bike Ride Urban Times July 23, 2011 By Alexander Phillips “More Nudes, No Nukes!!!” “More Ass, Less Gas!!” “Love Your Body, Ride Your Bike!” On Sunday July 24th you will hear these catchy chants being yelled by cyclists all around the globe as people participate in the 8th… read more

  • 2011-07-21 – Biking in the Buff – Local East Village

    Biking in the Buff The Local East Village July 21, 2011 By Laura E. Lee Among some hardcore cyclists, wearing a helmet is considered a little square. For this Sunday’s nude bike ride, wearing anything at all might seem a bit prudish. Like modern-day Lady Godivas, local bikers will strip down and pedal around town… read more


    Time’s Up! is developing a resource for anyone considering going to Bike! Bike! 2012 which will be hosted in Vancouver, British Columbia in Canada some time next Summer. Bike! Bike! is an international annual conference organized by and for not-for-profit community bicycle projects and initiatives. It is an opportunity for people across North America and… read more


    News Date: Monday, July 4, 2011 – 7:39pm read more


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  • 2011-06-01 – Cyclist Chews Out Cop – Gothamist

    Video: Cyclist Chews Out Cop Parked In Bike Lane Gothamist June 1, 2011 By John Del Signore Some of you may have seen that video of the NYPD arresting a man for heckling a cyclist as he got a ticket and decided to meekly keep your mouth shut when witnessing police action. Not Barbara Ross,… read more

  • 2011-06-24 – When Bikers Clash, the Tape Rolls – New York Times

    When Bikers Clash, the Tape Rolls New York Times June 24, 2011 By Sean Patrick Farrell When Casey Neistat got a ticket on Second Avenue and Seventh Street in the East Village for riding his bicycle outside the designated bike lane in May, he did what many outraged cyclists do. He grabbed his cellphone and… read more

  • 2011-06-24 – Great Bike Valet Service – Patch

    Times-Up’s Great Bike Valet Service at Clearwater Ossining-CrotonOnHudsonPatch June 24, 2011 By Leo Wiegman The 2011 Clearwater Great Hudson River Revival Festival was great this past weekend. The weather was great. The bands playing in all the music venues were great. The “Generations” theme was great with so many musicians, volunteers, and attendees spanning multiple… read more


    News Date: Sunday, July 24, 2011 – 8:08pm read more

  • 2011-06-21 – Urban Kayakers gain victory – Daily News

    Urban Kayakers gain victory with Con Ed agreeing to move cable barricade at Bronx Kill by year’s end Daily News June 21, 2011 By Daniel Beekman The Bronx Kill, a waterway long closed to kayaks and canoes, could become navigable by the end of the year, buoying the spirits of urban paddlers. Con Edison… read more

  • 2011 Of Interest

    2011 articles of related interest. read more


    News Date: Thursday, July 7, 2011 – 6:50pm read more


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  • 2011-06-06 – World Naked Bike Ride – NYC 2011

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRESS CONTACT: Joseph Sharkey – (408) 506-4948, wnbrnyc@gmail.comPRESS CONTACT: Benjamin Shepard – (917)586-7952 “More Nudes, No Nukes!!!” “More Ass, Less Gas!!” “Love Your Body, Ride Your Bike!” These are just some of the chants you’ll hear as New York City joins cyclists in cities around the globe for the 8th year of… read more

  • 2011-05-23 – Photos: Time’s Up Doggie Pedal Parade – Time Out New York

    Photos: Time’s Up Doggie Pedal Parade Time Out New York May 23, 2011 By Amy Plitt Aww, puppies! Cyclists took their (tiny) dogs to the streets on Sunday for Time’s Up’s Doggie Pedal Parade, which culminated in a party and adopt-a-thon in Tompkins Square Park. Some pups seemed entirely comfortable riding in baskets or custom-designed… read more

  • 2011-05-23 – Cyclists Show Off Their Dogs – Gothamist

    Cyclists Show Off Their Dogs At The Doggie Pedal Parade The Gothamist May 23, 2011 By John Del Signore Cycling advocates and animal lovers formed a likely alliance yesterday at the 4th annual Time’s Up! Doggie Pedal Parade in the West Village. The group ride was intended to show off bicycles adapted to transport pets,… read more


    News Date: Saturday, May 28, 2011 – 6:19pm read more

  • 2011-05-01 – PolarBearCon 2011: Riding Bikes – Gothamist

    PolarBearCon 2011: Riding Bikes With Ursus Maritimus Gothamist May 1, 2011 By Ben Yakas Following in the footsteps of beloved NYC hipster events Santacon and Zombiecon was yesterday’s Earth Day tie-in, the first PolarBearCon ride. A group of environmentally-concerned citizens dressed in polar bear costumes and took to their bikes to show support for sustainable… read more

  • 2011-05-03 – PolarBearCon Ride – Time Out New York

    Photos: Time’s Up PolarBearCon Ride Time Out New York May 3, 2011 By Amy Plitt After being rained out during Earth Day weekend, the members of environmental advocacy group Time’s Up finally staged their PolarBearCon Ride this past weekend. The event was meant to raise awareness for the plight of the endangered polar bear; riders… read more


    News Date: Sunday, May 8, 2011 – 6:34pm read more

  • 2011-04-23 – Grin and bear it – Daily News

  • 2011-04-20 – Become an easy rider – amNew York

    Become an easy rider amNew York (Page 18) April 20, 2011 By Rebecca Brown With spring struggling to burst forth, many New Yorkers’ thoughts are turning toward outdoor activities. If you’re ready to join one of the 230,000 cyclists who already are peddling the city’s 200 miles of marked bike lanes here are a few… read more

  • 2010-04-29 – Cops Seizing Bikes Along Obama’s Motorcade – Gothamist

    Video: Cops Seizing Bikes Along Obama’s Motorcade Route The Gothamist April 29, 2010 By John Del Signore You’ve seen the photos and heard the NYPD’s half-assed explanation, now enjoy the Time’s Up video of cops nonchalantly sawing off bike locks and confiscating property last Thursday along President Obama’s motorcade route. Our favorite part is perhaps… read more

  • 2011-04-14 – Our Hero: Bill Di Paola – EcoCentric

    Our Hero: Bill Di Paola of Time’s Up! EcoCentric April 14, 2011 By Chris Hunt If you ride a bicycle in New York City, you’re probably familiar with Time’s Up!, an environmental organization that promotes NYC bicycling through education, outreach and creative direct-action campaigns. But you might not know the organization’s founder and director, Bill… read more

  • 2011-04-08 – NYC Sends Out NYPD – Critical Mass Settlement Checks – Animal

    NYC Sends Out NYPD – Critical Mass Settlement Checks Animal New York April 8, 2011 By Bucky Turco Last year, the City settled a class action lawsuit with 83 cyclists who were wrongly arrested by the NYPD during Critical Mass rides and this week the checks totaling $965,000 were sent out. Bike advocacy group Time… read more

  • 2011-04-15 – Best Bike Shops in NYC – Gothamist

    Best Bike Shops in NYC The Gothamist April 15, 2011 By Krista Ciminera Even with the ever-increasing (or declining?) number of cyclists on New York City streets these days, finding a good bike shop is like finding an expensive needle in a haughty haystack. But these recommendations will steer you in the right direction for… read more

  • 2011-04-08 – Cops Outnumber Cyclists 2-To-1 At Critical Mass – Gothamist

    Video: Cops Outnumber Cyclists Two-To-One At Critical Mass The Gothamist April 8, 2011 By John Del Signore On the last Friday of every month, advocates for better bicycling conditions in NYC gather in Union Square park to embark on an unplanned group ride. Part social outing, part demonstration, Critical Mass has tangled with the NYPD… read more

  • 2011-04-08 – Critical Mass Cyclists Get Almost $1 Million From – Village Voice

    Critical Mass Cyclists Get Almost $1 Million From City; Police Still Watching the Ride The Village Voice April 8, 2011 By Graham Rayman Even though our friends at City Hall recently had to fork over $965,000 in taxpayer money to Critical Mass riders arrested by the NYPD under questionable circumstances, police keep monitoring the rides.… read more

  • 2011-04-05 – Hear Anthony Scream – The New York Observer

    Hear Anthony Scream: Weiner’s Rants Leave Some Progressives Feeling Left Out The New York Observer April 5, 2011 By Reid Pillifant On a recent Monday evening, Congressman Anthony Weiner strode to the front of a small multipurpose room in the Bronx, where about 75 college Democrats, in baggy jeans and hooded sweatshirts, greeted him with… read more

  • 2011-03-29 – Free things to do in New York City – Time Out New York

    Free things to do in New York City Free classes: Learn a hobby and meet new people at these lectures and workshops. Bike-repair class at Time’s Up Time Out New York March 29, 2011 By Jonathan Shannon A broken steed doesn’t have to stay off the streets: Experts from cycling-advocate organization Time’s Up teach two… read more

  • 2011-03-23 – In Defense of Silly: ‘Pies’ of March – Huffington Post

    In Defense of the Silly: From Direct Action to the Pies of March The Huffington Post March 23, 2011 By Benjamin Shepard I work with a group called Times Up! Toward the end of our recent Pies of March ride, we engaged in a pie fight at the house of one of our political opponents.… read more

  • 2011-03-21 – Bike-Riding Clowns Defend Lane – The Gothamist

    Photos: Bicycle-Riding Clowns Defend PPW Bike Lane The Gothamist March 21, 2011 By John Del Signore The annual Time’s Up! Pies of March bike ride rolled through Park Slope Saturday, where a merry tribe of jesters parodied the ongoing conflict between the DOT and those locals who want the Prospect Park West bike lane erased.… read more

  • 2011-03-20 – Pies Of March Ride Puts “Marty” In BK Lane – Gothamist

    Photo: Ides (Pies) Of March Puts SUV-Driving “Marty” In PPW Bike Lane The Gothamist March 20, 2011 By Jen Chung We’re still waiting to see more photos from yesterday’s Ides (Pies) of March Bike Ride, but Time’s Up! Tweeted a photo of some special Prospect Park bike lane opponents in a “SUV”—it’s Brooklyn Borough President… read more

  • 2011-03-19 – Support PPW Bike Lanes (see 3/20) Ride – Gothamist

    Support PPW Bike Lanes At Time’s Up! Ides (Pies) Of March Ride Today The Gothamist March 19, 2011 By Jen Chung Can’t get enough of Prospect Park West Bike Lane fever (or plague, as some opponents might call it)? Then join Time’s Up! on its Annual Ides (Pies) of March Bike Ride—meet at Grand Army… read more


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  • 2011-02-22 – Spotlight: Monica Hunken – Culture Project

    Spotlight: Monica Hunken The Wild Finish Women Center Stage February, 2011   The Wild Finish is the story of your journey through Poland in search of your grandfather. Who was he, and why did he inspire you to travel across his homeland? My grandfather, Leonidas Dudarew Ossetynksi, was a powerful man. He was a prince… read more

  • 2011-02-11 – Best Events / Things To Do In NYC Today, 02/11 – CBS

    Best Events And Things To Do In NYC Today, Feb. 11 CBS New York February 11, 2011 By Carly Petrone Before Valentine’s Day officially hits on Monday, celebrate with some pre-Vday activities (did someone say dance party?), check out a very different kind of fashion show, or rock out with one of your old favorite… read more

  • 2011-02-02 – time to beat the blahs with some bike love – velojoy

    time to beat the blahs with some bike love velojoy February 2, 2011 By Susi With apologies to T.S. Eliot, February is the cruelest month. But it’s also the shortest. And Valentine’s Day is parked right in the middle. So despite leaden skies, endless rivers of slush and major grumpiness in the bike lanes, this… read more