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Queensbridge Park Greenway

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Welcome to the Women's Ride on Queens Boulevard! We're riding to celebrate women and gender non-conforming people who bike, promote solutions to address the gender gap in cycling, and enjoy the recently-installed protected bike lanes on Queens Blvd!

This ride is organized by the women of the "Queens Bike Family," a consortium of local cycling groups:


Transportation Alternatives Queens Volunteer Committee
Ciclistas Latinoamericanos de New York
Make Queens Safer
Bike New York
Queens Bike
Jackson Heights Beautification Group
New York Cycling Club
NYSBRA Juniors
Women's Adventure Cycling Club
Trips for Kids
NYC Youth Cycling
Eastern Queens Greenway
Families for Safe Streets
WE Bike NYC
Mujeres en Movimiento

The ride begins at the Queensbridge Park Greenway (alongside the Queensboro Bridge, near 21st Street) at 11 a.m. The route is 7-miles long, from Queens Plaza to Queens Borough Hall. The ride will culminate with a brief rally at the newly-rededicated Women's Plaza outside of Queens Borough Hall.

The new protected bike lanes on Queens Boulevard were installed as part of a successful Vision Zero redesign. While Queens Boulevard was once known as the "Boulevard of Death," the upgraded portions have not seen a fatality for three years. The boulevard is iconic, a neighborhood centerpiece, and now a model for streets throughout the city. The bike lane encourages more residents, to ride between the places they live, work, commute, eat, shop, and enjoy the outdoors.

The ride has an official permit and is free to the public, but all participants must RSVP here.


All people, including men, are welcome to ride and support the message.


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We are committed to the inclusivity and empowerment of women and gender nonconforming people of all sexualites, religions, races, ages, abilities or political orientations.

We ride to celebrate the women and girls who bike in Queens, New York City, and throughout the world. Our goal is to encourage more to join us.

As we make our roads and streets safer for cyclists, female ridership increases. We demand more protected bike lanes, greenways and infrastructure to protect us and help close the gender gap in cycling.

We remember those that have lost their lives cycling throughout the City of New York. We honor their legacy and support their families in demanding safer streets to prevent additional fatalities.

We are committed to a sustainable future, and aim to promote cycling, as a clean transportation option which positively impacts our health and communities. This event will be zero-waste to complement this mission.

We oppose all acts of violence. Our ride is a peaceful expression of ideas.

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