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Volunteers Needed For Ride Planning

MassBike is once again planning the MassBike Summer Century & Family Ride and we need your help! We need volunteers who want to get involved at these early planning stages to help be a major part of making the 2011 ride as big a success as last year’s. The 2010 Summer Century & Family Ride […]

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Surveys: Boston Bike Share & Middlesex Fells

MassBike recently learned of two surveys and thought that you might be interested. First, you can help name the Boston bike share program! The planning team has come up with a survey and would like some input on potential names. The survey should take a minute or two and you can find it here. The […]

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MassBike Grows In 2010!

At MassBike, our members mean a lot to us—they give us our political clout, fund our advocacy, and are some of the best bicyclists on our streets and paths. That’s why we are excited to announce that the MassBike community grew by over 20% in 2010! We made growing our organization a priority last year […]

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Volunteer Bicyclists Needed For Cambridge Air Quality Study

Do you ride your bike along a regular route through Cambridge? Do you ride year-round? The Cambridge Public Health Department, in collaboration with researchers at BU, MIT and Harvard are looking for a group of dedicated bicyclists to transport miniature air samplers as they travel on their usual routes across Cambridge. Samplers will measure air […]

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Craigie Drawbridge Bicycle Access Reminder

We posted about the Craigie Drawbridge closures back in November, but since the second round of project closures has begun, we wanted to leave a reminder. The Craigie Drawbridge is a major route between Boston, Cambridge, and Somerville for bicyclists and motorists. No inbound (Boston-bound) motor vehicle traffic will be permitted from January-April 2011. Outbound […]

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MassBike Chapter Summit Success!

On December 4th, MassBike held it’s first Chapter Summit in Worcester and we are happy to report that the event was a success! We had about 20 participants who took part in discussion and brainstorming about how MassBike can better create, support, and utilize our chapters. Participants ranged from current chapter members, to people interested […]

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Support MassBike This Holiday Season

There’s no other way to say it: 2010 has been a big year for bicycling in Massachusetts. With more bicyclists on our streets and paths, more focus from politicians and government officials, and more awareness from motorists, bicycling is on the cusp of reaching a new level. But even with this progress, huge challenges remain […]

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You Can Make Bicycling Better In MA

While you might have put away your bike for winter, or you might be bundling up on your rides as the cold sets in, the season for bicycling advocacy never ends. Especially now, when there is more interest in bicycling than ever before and there are more opportunities to ensure that bicycling is a priority […]

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MBTA Unveils Expanded Bicycle Parking

With help from MassBike and other advocates, the MBTA has become more and more receptive to the needs of bicyclists. With new bicycle-friendly policies in place, the MBTA is increasing their bicycle facilities throughout the system. MassBike has the latest on the T’s planned improvements. From now through next Spring, the MBTA will be installing […]

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MassBike Participates In T’s New Bus Driver Training

MassBike, along with other transportation advocates, has been working closely with the MBTA to revise their bus driver training to better prepare drivers for interactions with bicyclists, and earlier this week, MassBike Executive Director David Watson participated in the first of these trainings. We are happy to report that the new training is a vast […]

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