Category Archives: Urban Planning

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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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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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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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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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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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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In the news: Biking Up, Motoring Down

TweetA report from US PIRG notes that driving in the US is in decline: The New York Times how this decline is affecting Charlotte, NC. Closer to home, WBUR looks into motoring on the wane in Boston. StreetsBlog asks why road … Continue reading

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Must Read Blog Post on Bike Safety

Tweet  This terrific post on Steve Miller’s Blog called BICYCLING SAFETY: Preventing Injury Requires Multiple Strategies is a long read but worth reading for it’s compilation of strategies for making bicycling safer and desirable for everyone.  Check it out!  

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