Finding Marie Antoinette in Plainville

A Route 1 Bike Lane Puts 20th Century Policy in a 21st Century Lens By Richard Fries, Executive Director Like many cyclists, I’m also a motorist. Our family of five gets by fine with just a 2006 Subaru which comes in handy for hauling things about the suburbs. Whenever I find myself idling in traffic alongside […]

A Tale of Two Cities

Are We Getting Bikes to Everybody?  By Richard Fries, Executive Director I’m going to make a hideous assumption here that many of you readers actually drive through the Boston metro area on occasion. So the next time you are stuck in traffic on the Zakim Bridge, itself an architectural accent to the Boston skyline, look […]

Call to Action – Complete streets and Amtrak roll-on service – Votes on Wednesday!

From the League of American Bicyclists: This Wednesday, the Senate Commerce Committee is voting on a number of amendments to the transportation bill, including amendments to support complete streets, and standardized roll-on service for bicycles and wheelchairs on Amtrak. Please join us in asking your Senator to Support both of these key Amendments. AMTRAK roll on service- […]

Vote On Your Favorite Bike Rack Design for the Boston Public Market

The Boston Public Market is hosting a public vote to choose the design of two artistic bike racks that will be installed outside the upcoming local food market, ensuring access to the market for customers arriving by bike. The Market partnered with Boston teens from Artists for Humanity to design nine artistic bike rack options that represent the Market’s themes […]

Bicycling and Personal Injury Claims in Massachusetts

By: Deanna Power Guest Content Contributor Personal Injury Law Thousands of people in Massachusetts rely on their bikes for transportation to and from work, and for good reason: According to The League of American Bicyclists, MA is the 4th highest bicycle friendly state in the US, ranking high in bicycle policies, and bicycle education among […]

Pioneer Valley Bicycle Advocate of the Year

News from our Pioneer Valley Chapter President, Sean Condon: Fellow cyclists, It is my distinct honor to announce the selection of the Pioneer Valley Bicycle Advocate of the Year! For the past 13 years MassBike PV, representing the bicycling community in Franklin, Hampshire and Hampden Counties, has selected the person having the greatest impact on bicycling in the […]

Call for volunteers!

Calling all volunteers! We’re looking for help doing bike valet, some office work, and bike assessments. Take a look at the schedule in the link below, we’d love to have you join us at our events! Please click here to see all current volunteer opportunities in June and sign up.

Membership changes starting today.

Since its inception, MassBike has aimed to better cycling in Massachusetts. We currently represent over 3,600 cyclists in the Commonwealth and remain grateful for your continued support throughout the years. Many of you have been with us since the start; you have seen us grow and gain a seat at the table to discuss changes […]

Update on Sudbury fatality, Sunday May 17th

An update regarding the tragic fatality in Sudbury over the weekend from the office of Marian T. Ryan, Middlesex District Attorney: WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Sudbury Police Chief Scott Nix have announced that Saadin Solah, 53, has died from injuries suffered when the bicycle he was riding collided with a GMC […]

Cambridge Tops List as America’s Best Bike City

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (May 18, 2015) – Typically reports on America’s best bike cities list such locales as Davis, Calif., Boulder, Colo., and Portland, Ore. According to a new scoring system used by a real estate marketing think tank Cambridge, Mass., beat them all. The Redfin Research Center recently issued a report that ranked Cambridge as […]

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