Author Archives: Liam

Support Bikes Not Bombs!

TweetThis Sunday, June 7,  I will be riding with my children, Kay & Peter, in the Bikes Not Bombs Bike-A-Thon! Peter will be riding his own bike and Kay will be the co-pilot on my bike.  The Bike-A-Thon is always a … Continue reading

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Boston Bike Commuter Report, May 2015

TweetTo my great shame, I am not a winter biker.  I’m always impressed by the photos and stories of Bostonians who bike all year long, even in the midst of record-setting snowfall! In my defense, I once had a nasty … Continue reading

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Casey Arborway Construction Meeting, May 7

TweetI received an alert from the Boston Cyclists Union regarding a Casey Arborway Construction Meeting tomorrow May 7th, 7pm to 9pm at Boston English High School Auditorium, 144 McBride Street, Jamaica Plain.  As I’ve written in the past, I live in the Forest Hills … Continue reading

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The Fun Way to Fenway!

TweetThis summer Mass Bike introduced bike valet parking at Fenway Park for ticketholders attending weekend Red Sox games. My son is a devoted Red Sox fan and a biking enthusiast, so we decided to ride our bikes to the Red … Continue reading

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Cycletracks on the Arborway

TweetRecently, the DCR laid down new bike lanes on the Arborway, part of the network of Emerald Necklace roads running through Jamaica Plain from Forest Hills to Jamaica Pond. While this should be a positive gain for city cyclists, unfortunately … Continue reading

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Should Cyclists Be Allowed To Roll Through Stop Signs?

TweetThe following article is getting a lot of attention among bicycle circles and even among friends not into bicycling: Stromberg, Joseph . “Why cyclists should be able to roll through stop signs and ride through red lights.” Vox. Vox Media, 19 … Continue reading

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Bike Lanes (a couple of interesting articles)

TweetA couple of interesting articles about bike lanes and their affect on traffic congestion (or as is demonstrated in these articles, the lack thereof. First there is: Bike Lanes Don’t Cause Traffic Jams If You’re Smart About Where You Build … Continue reading

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March 27th: LivableStreets’ 6th Annual Boston Bike Update

TweetI’m registered for the 6th Annual Boston Bike Update.  Join me with an RSVP to LivableStreets. When: Thursday, March 27, 2014 Where: Boston Public Library, 700 Bolyston St, Boston Agenda: 5:30pm Doors open – No reserved seating. 6:00pm Presentations begin 7:45pm Q&A … Continue reading

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Feb. 26th: Public Meeting for Protected Bike Lanes in Downtown Boston

TweetCome voice your support for a vastly improved bicycling in Boston’s central core at the public hearing for the 25% design of Phase 1 of the Connect Historic Boston bike trail and Constitution Road protected bike lane proposals. WHERE: Boston City Hall, Room 801 … Continue reading

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Winter Biking and the Southwest Corridor

TweetI’m not much of a winter biker. I’ve done it in the past and learned that it can actually be warmer and more comfortable than waiting for a bus. I expect I’ll do it again in the future. But right … Continue reading

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