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State And Cities Receive Bike Friendly Awards

As a part of their Bicycle Friendly America program, the League of American Bicyclists has released the 2011 rankings for all 50 states and issued awards to those that chose to apply for further recognition. Due to the hard work of MassDOT, MassBike, and other advocates, Massachusetts has moved up from 16th place to 9th, and […]

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MassBike Membership Deal: Join During Bike Month And Save

The weather is beautiful, and MassBike wants cycling in Massachusetts to be just as nice. We need your support to make it happen. So, just as budding flower blossoms sweeten the air, MassBike is sweetening the incentive to become a member of the Commonwealth’s only statewide bicycling advocacy group. During Bike Month (May) you can […]

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Hubway Bikeshare Officially Coming To Boston!

The Hubway regional bike sharing program was inaugurated on Thursday outside of Boston City Hall with the signing of a contract between the City of Boston and Alta Bicycle Share, the future operator of the system.  Despite blustery conditions, hundreds of people came out to listen to several high-profile speakers and watch the important moment […]

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UPDATED: Boston Making Big Bike Announcement Thursday

UPDATE: The news is out – it’s the long-awaited bike share system, now called Hubway. The contract is being signed at the ceremony today and the launch is scheduled for July. Click here for the Globe story. This just in from the City of Boston. No other details are available, but it sounds like it […]

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Bay State Bike Week 2011

The 2nd annual Bay State Bike Week is set for May 14-20, a week of celebrating bicycle transportation across the Commonwealth. Last year was the first year that MassDOT and MassBike partnered to make Bay State Bike Week a truly statewide celebration and, as we learned, unique in the country. This year Bay State Bike […]

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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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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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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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MassBike’s New B&B Partner

Not only do MassBike members get a good feeling from supporting bicycling advocacy, but they also enjoy great discounts at bike shops and bed & breakfasts across the state. Out latest partner is the 1750 Inn at Sandwich Center. The inn is offering MassBike members discounts on two nights stays, so just show them your […]

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