Boston Marathon 2016 – MassBike’s Running to Ride Team!

Welcome aboard Jenn Blazejewski of Cambridge and Rob Larsen of Roslindale! We’re thrilled to announce that Jenn Blazejewski and Rob Larsen will be running Boston 2016 on behalf of MassBike as part of our Running to Ride Team, thanks to the John Hancock Non-Profit Program. With a collective fundraising goal of $20,000 we know that […]

2015 Annual Meeting

When: Thursday, December 3rd, 7pm Where: Forge Baking Company, 626 Somerville Ave, Somerville You are invited to the MassBike Annual Meeting to meet the staff, the board and hear Executive Director Richard Fries discuss the 2015 accomplishments and the 2016 ambitions.  

Deadline for Public Comment Extended to November 30 for Improved Multi-Modal Safety and Access to Emerald Necklace Parks in Jamaica Plain

PLEASE NOTE: PUBLIC COMMENT DEADLINES EXTENDED TO MONDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2015 IMPROVED MULTI-MODAL SAFETY & ACCESS TO EMERALD NECKLACE PARKS IN JAMAICA PLAIN The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) and the Emerald Necklace Conservancy (ENC) recently hosted a series of three public meetings to engage area residents and stakeholders in addressing issues around […]

Public Meeting: Watertown-Cambridge Greenway

Meeting reminder! Marking your calendars: Monday, November 30, 6:30pm – 8pm WATERTOWN-CAMBRIDGE GREENWAY PROJECT The Watertown-Cambridge Greenway is an effort launched with the joint purchase of a former B&M Railroad line, the Watertown Branch, by the City of Cambridge and the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) to create a multi-use pathway and greenway.  This […]

Lessons from Denmark – People focused policy and design

By Andreas Wolfe, Program Manager Over the last few years we’ve gotten to celebrate a number victories here in the Boston area. In just 12 months, we’ve seen the Connect Historic Boston Trail enter construction and celebrated the announcement of high quality bike infrastructure along Commonwealth Ave near Boston University and on Beacon Street in Somerville. Cities across the […]

Help Save Bike Funding!

Right now – there’s a serious threat to bike funding and we need your help. Congress is considering three amendments to the transportation bill that will cut the two most important funding sources for bike projects. These cuts would make it much harder for communities to build bike infrastructure. PeopleForBikes has an easy letter-writing tool to use to […]

Fireside Chat with Ted King

From our friends at Landry’s Bicycles: Tuesday November 24th, 6pm – 8:30pm Toss on your smoking jacket and tweed as we first party then sit down for a conversation with Ted King, retiring pro-cyclist who tackled the sport’s biggest events including the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia, the hallowed Spring Classics, and the UCI World […]

UMass Boston’s Healey Library Fast Becoming National Resource on Bicycling History

Original Post from UMass Boston News By Colleen Locke | September 23, 2015 The Joseph P. Healey Library’s University Archives and Special Collections Department’s collection on bicycling history grew even larger on Tuesday, with the addition of 200 boxes of records from the League of American Wheelmen (LAW). Known as the League of American Bicyclists […]

How to Stop Getting Buzzed – A Call to Action on Three Key Bills

By RICHARD FRIES, Executive Director   I’m riding 2×2 with a good friend in Gloucester, which sees more than its share of bicycles. Car traffic is light on this splendid autumn Sunday. We’re riding to the right, tightly enough so that our forearms occasionally bump as we chat about our spouses, our families, our jobs and […]

DCR Recreational Advisory: Temporary Path Closures for the Paul Dudley White Bike Path in Boston

DCR Recreational Advisory: Temporary Path Closures for the Paul Dudley White Bike Path in Boston WHAT: Beginning on Monday, November 2, 2015, the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) anticipates closing four segments of the Paul Dudley White Multi-Use Path for reconstruction and restoration work. The project will include reconstruction, re-striping, loam and seeding of shoulders, […]

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