Category Archives: Boston

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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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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Write a Letter to Help Fix Cambridge Street

TweetWednesday is the deadline to help fix Cambridge Street by signing Fix Cambridge Street‘s community letter to MassDOT at http://tinyurl.com/CambridgeStreet. Please also send an email to dot.feedback.highway@state.ma.us with your own comments (mention “Project File # 606376”). Keep up with news on Facebook and Twitter. My letter to MassDOT … Continue reading

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Boston Bikes 2013 Bike Survey

TweetIf you rode a bike in Boston anytime in 2013, Boston Bikes wants to hear from you. Complete their survey online.  It just takes a few minutes.    

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Cambridge Street Overpass Public Hearing Tonight in Allston

TweetCambridge Street Overpass Public Hearing (via LivableStreets) TONIGHT: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 6:00pm @Jackson Mann Community Center, 500 Cambridge Street, Allston RSVP & discuss the project at https://www.facebook.com/events/1446934668862883/ Join the “Allston Footbridge” group to learn more: https://www.facebook.com/groups/AllstonFootbridge/ Follow “Fix Cambridge St” on … Continue reading

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New Hubway stations in Jamaica Plain!

Tweet8 new Hubway stations opened in Boston yesterday including four in Jamaica Plain! Now one can pick up a bike at Egleston Square, Hyde Square, Centre Street, the Monument. This will be a huge advantage for my commute as we … Continue reading

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Separated Cycle Lanes on Columbus Avenue?

TweetColumbus Avenue is one of the major arterial for bicycles connecting Downtown Boston to the outlying neighborhoods.  A few years ago, bike lanes were added to the street and it is a very popular route for local bike commuters.  The … Continue reading

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Cycle Tracks around the Public Garden

TweetA few months back, old rules against bicycling on Boston Common were suddenly back in force, leaving bike riders in downtown Boston with no good alternatives.  At the time, I suggested the best thing to do would be to convert … Continue reading

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