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Take A Survey, Win A T-Shirt!

The other day we were talking about our priorities for 2012, and we realized that we couldn’t really do this without knowing what our members think. That’s why we developed a survey to find out our members’ and stakeholders’ thoughts on what we’ve been doing and what we should do in the future. Therefore, we […]

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A New Face At MassBike

MassBike is pleased to present its new Membership and Office Coordinator, Austin Rand! Originally hailing from Groton, Austin left to attend college in one of the best bicycling communities in the country, University of Colorado at Boulder. During school and after graduation, Austin’s interest in bikes blossomed. He got a lot of great experience working […]

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MassBike’s Annual Meeting – Join Us December 19th!

The board and staff of MassBike cordially invite you to our Annual Meeting on Monday, December 19th, 2011, from 6:30-9:00pm, at Coogan’s, 171 Milk Street, Boston. (MassBike’s office is located in the same building.) Starting at 6:30, the MassBike Board of Directors will hold a brief business meeting. The Annual Meeting itself will begin at […]

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Hiring Membership and Office Coordinator

MassBike is looking for an energetic, qualified person to help us keep the office organized, efficient and flowing smoothely. Because we have over 3,000 members, a big chunk of that time will be processing new memberships and renewals, undertaking bulk mailings, and keeping on top of our online store. But like any office in a […]

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MassBike And MassDOT, Moving Together

Last Wednesday, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation hosted the Moving Together Conference, which is an annual conference bringing together bike and pedestrian advocates with state and municipal officials to discuss active transportation in the Bay State. This year’s theme was “Advancing Healthy Transportation with GreenDOT,” GreenDot being MassDOT’s comprehensive sustainability policy. We were especially excited […]

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What’s With All The Hate?

I wasn’t really surprised by the recent screeds against bicyclists in the Boston Globe and the Boston Herald. These seem to come in flurries every once in a while, first one media outlet, then others not wanting to be left out of the resulting mayhem. Generating controversy is a common tactic for the media, and […]

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Hubway Offering Subsidized Annual Membership Rates

Hubway, Boston’s new bike share program, in partnership with the Boston Public Health Commission, is now providing subsidized annual Hubway memberships for low-income Boston residents. This is a great opportunity for those who may be interested in biking but aren’t able to invest in the needed equipment. As we all know, biking is a great […]

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Advocacy Toolkit: We Need Your Help

MassBike has partnered with the Boston Public Health Commission and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Communities Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW) program to create an advocacy toolkit. The aim of this toolkit is to enhance the abilities of Commonwealth residents to advocate for better bicycling infrastructure and programs in their own communities. […]

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Bike Sharing Comes To Two UMass Campuses

Recently, bike share programs have received a lot of press thanks to Boston’s new Hubway system. But in addition to Hubway, colleges and universities across the state are also continuing the roll-out of bike share programs. Most recently, UMass campuses at Amherst and Lowell have announced the start of new bike share programs in an […]

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