Saturday, May 3, 2014

TD Five Borough Bike Tour Sunday May 4, Expect Delays At Roosevelt Island Bridge/ Vernon Boulevard - Bike New York Roosevelt Island Spring Kickoff Party May 17

According to the Roosevelt Island Operating Corp (RIOC)

Please be advised that the TD 5 Boro Bike Tour will be taking place on Sunday, May 4th 2014. Vernon Blvd. will be closed from 8:30 AM until 1:00 PM between Astoria Park and the Pulaski Bridge. Access to Roosevelt Island via the R.I. Bridge will be maintained at all times; expect increased traffic and delays.

For more information on road closures and transit options, please see the attached document from the event's organizers.


Roosevelt Island Operating Corp Advisories Group
The TD 5 Boro Bike Ride is organized by Bike New York. The Bike New York free Roosevelt Island bicycle programs, including May 17 Spring Kickoff Party,

Image From RIOC

are funded by revenues generated  from the TD 5 Boro Bike Tour.

Bike New York Roosevelt Island Community Outreach Manager Caitlin Goodspeed reported to the April 16 Community Board 8 meeting about the Bike NY Roosevelt Island programs. According to Ms. Goodspeed:

Here is the 2012 NYC 5 Boro Bike Tour in 3 minutes. You can watch the riders speed down Vernon B'lvd by Costco

and past Roosevelt Island Bridge at the 1minute 35 second mark.