Category Archives: Advocacy

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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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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Open Streets on the Avenue of the Arts: Circle the City

TweetBostonians enjoyed easy access for walking, biking, skating, playing and more on the outbound lanes of Huntington Avenue on Sunday, July 14th thanks to the Circle the City Open Streets program.  Thanks to Walk Boston, I was able to participate in the event … Continue reading

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Cambridge Street Overpass (Write an email TODAY!)

TweetYou may be familiar with the Cambridge Street Overpass in Allston, one of the few crossings over the MassPike connecting that neighborhood to the rest of the city, and one of the most dangerous.  The good news is that the … Continue reading

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No Bikes On Boston Common? OK, Build Bike Lanes!

TweetEarlier this month, with no warning to the local bicycle community, the City of Boston Parks and Recreation department painted stencils prohibiting bike riders from riding on Boston Common’s pathways. A spokesperson for Parks and Recreation claimed that they were … Continue reading

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On Your Right (Must Read Article)

TweetIt occurs to me that I should have called this blog On Your Right.  That’s because most of my cycling time I hear courteous cyclists call out “On Your Left!” and that’s how I want to respond.  I am a … Continue reading

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2013 Bikes Not Bombs Bike-A-Thon

TweetOn June 2nd, I participated in the 26th annual Bikes Not Bombs Bike-A-Thon along with my 18-month old daughter who rode in the copilot’s seat. This is the second time I’ve participated in this event, having previously ridden the 2011 … Continue reading

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Support Bikes Not Bombs!

TweetThis weekend I will be riding in the Bikes Not Bombs Bike-A-Thon with my 18-month daughter Kay as my co-pilot. Bikes Not Bombs is one of my favorite charitable  social justice organization because it uses the bicycle as a vehicle for social change. … Continue reading

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