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Hallowheel: Inter-boo-rough Bridges Ride & Rally

The Bronx TA activist committee started Hallowheel in 2016, and we need better infrastructure to connect all 5 boroughs now!

Hallowheel event flyer

Each borough hosted a distanced costumed ride across some of our city bridges. During the rides, we shared scary stories about the lack of safe biking infrastructure and history around the bridges. The rides converged at Gracie Mansion for a distanced costume contest and rally, complete with candy prizes for the best costumes from every boo-rough and...the mayor and DoT.

Photo of the Bronx Hallowheel ride stopping on High Bridge for a scary story
The Bronx Hallowheel ride stopped at the High Bridge for scary stories. The High Bridge connects Manhattan and the Bronx and is NYC's oldest standing bridge.
Photo of activists in costumes inspired by NYC bridges
Costumes inspired by the Brooklyn, Manhattan, Verrazzano-Narrows, and Queensboro Bridges!

Photo of NYC Council Member Brad Lander at the rally
NYC Council Member Brad Lander came to the rally dressed as a magician to say that change is possible but it won't happen magically.
Photo of TA Executive Director Danny Harris at the rally
TA Executive Director Danny Harris notes that people came to the Hallowheel rally outside the mayor's house because people don't feel safe outside their house on their own streets.




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