Category Archives: Advocacy

Sponsor Us for the 2017 Bikes Not Bombs Bike-A-Thon

TweetOn Sunday, June 4,  I will be riding with my kids Kay and Peter in the Bikes Not Bombs Bike-A-Thon!   The Bike-A-Thon is always a fun event and it raise money for a terrific cause. This will be our fifth time participating. Based … Continue reading

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Michelle Wu’s Editorial on Biking in Boston

TweetThe Boston Globe recently published Boston City Council President Michelle Wu’s thoughts on improving bicyclist safety and promoting bike commuting in Boston by way of protected bike lanes.  It’s been passed around quite a bit in Boston cycling circles, but … Continue reading

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2016 Bikes Not Bombs Bike-A-Thon

TweetOn Sunday, my son Peter & I rode the ten mile route in the Bikes Not Bombs Bike-A-Thon, raising $463 in donations for all the great work done by Bikes Not Bombs!  Even though the ride is over, you can still … Continue reading

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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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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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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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