A—-/S2643 – Advocacy Alert

A—- / S2643 (aka the “Idaho Stop” bill) allows cyclists to treat a stop sign as a yield sign, and a red light as a stop sign.

Idaho Stop YouTube


Senators May, Jackson, Brouk, Gianaris, Hinchey, Ramos, Liu

Assembly Members Fahy, Simon, Gallagher, Epstein, Carroll, Jackson, Hunter, Mitaynes, McMahon, Davila, González-Rojas, Burdick



Bicycle HabitatBike TarrytownBiketogaBikeWalkTompkinsCentury Road Club AssociationCiclistas Latinoamericanos de New YorkColored Girls Bike Too (Buffalo)Complete GeorgeEast Side Bike ClubFive Boro Bike ClubGet Women CyclingGObike BuffaloGotham Bicycle ToursHastings VeloHuntington Bicycle ClubLeague of American Bicyclists, Long Island Bicycle ClubLong Island RandonneursLong Island StreetsMassapequa Park Bicycle ClubMohawk Valley Bicycling ClubNew York Bicycling CoalitionNew York Cycle ClubNew York State Bicycle Racing AssociationNYC VeloOutCyclingQNS Social RideReconnect Rochester, Redbeard BikesReddy BikeshareRochester Bicycling ClubSlow Roll Buffalo, Southern Tier Bicycle ClubSpokes and Shields, Staten Island Bicycle AssociationStony Brookside Bed and Bike InnStreetsPACTeam Red White & Blue, Town of New Paltz,  Virtuous Bicycle, Westchester Cycle Club

For further info, here’s a spanish translation of this page (via Strava) and the Idaho Stop Wikipedia page and videos of how it works.  Also see talking points, academic studies and draft resolution.

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To help pass this bill, please email:

Subject: “Please pass A—- / S2643

Body: “Please pass A—- / S2643 to make biking safer and easier in New York.”