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Submit Your Bay State Bike Week Event ASAP

The month of May – Bike Month – is almost here. That means that Bay State Bike Week is just around the corner. We’ve already started getting events submitted for the upcoming week of bicycle celebrations (May 11-19). There is a Bike to School Day on the Cape, a Bike Rodeo in the Pioneer Valley, […]

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MassBike’s New Program Associate

We are proud to introduce our new Program Associate, Shawn Musgrave! Shawn will be coordinating the Education Program and helping out with communications, so you can count on seeing him on the blog and in the classroom. A recent graduate of Boston University, Shawn is deeply committed to bicycling for recreation and transportation. One of […]

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ACTION ALERT: Critical Moment On Beacon Hill

Monday, the Massachusetts House passed a dramatically scaled-back transportation finance plan – only about 50% of the amount multiple independent analyses have concluded is necessary to maintain our crumbling transportation system and invest in much-needed expansion projects. You can find out more information about the debate here. MassBike is very concerned about the Legislature’s plan […]

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Holyoke Plans For Better Biking

Since the summer, MassBike has been working on a bicycle planning project with the City of Holyoke to assess the level of public support of bicycling, and next steps to making it easier to go by bike in The Paper City. To that end, last week the City held an open house for gathering input […]

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Action On Beacon Hill And Victory On Capitol Hill

The MassBike office has been busy for the past several weeks with action not just in the State House, but also in the Capitol. We wanted to not only give you an update, but also ask for your support as we work toward better biking in Massachusetts. Read below for how you can help. State […]

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Springfield High Schoolers Work Toward Safer Streets

Last Fall, we went to the Renaissance High School in Springfield to work with a small group of high schoolers on how to do a Bikeability Assessment. That initial training has now grown into a larger project, and last week Programs Director Price Armstrong went back to Renaissance High School to teach even more students […]

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Bay State Bike Week Right Around The Corner

Snow is still on the ground across much of the state, but Bay State Bike Week is right around the corner. This year, it takes place between May 11 and 19, and will be here before you know it. Bay State Bike Week is an umbrella event organized by MassBike in partnership with MassDOT and […]

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MassBike Is Hiring!

We have an incredibly busy year of advocacy and education planned, and we need more help to make it happen! We have two positions available immediately: a half-time Program Associate and a full-time Events and Outreach Manager. Check out the job descriptions below for the details, and please forward this on to others who might […]

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MassBike Report Shows Assets, Obstacles To Hampshire County Bikeability

Back in November, we worked with local advocates to undertake a Bikeability Assessment in three Hampshire County communities (Amherst, Belchertown and Northampton). This project was done at the request of Healthy Hampshire, in collaboration with the Towns of Amherst and Belchertown and the City of Northampton. The focus was specifically on intersections, and how to […]

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Register TODAY For The Bike/Walk Summit

Your voice is crucial this year for biking and walking. Governor Patrick has proposed increasing funding for transportation, including a four-fold increase for bicycle and pedestrian funding – and we need your help to make it reality. You can read the details here, but under his plan, we would have $430 million devoted to multi-use […]

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