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See And Be Seen: Get Some Lights!

I noticed a lot of people riding after dark last night without lights, so it seemed like a good time for our annual Fall reminder about bike lights. There is no debate about this – you need lights when riding at night – so the only thing you should be thinking about is which ones […]

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I Am A Student, And I Ride

Here is another great story in our And I Ride campaign. We are seeking to put a face on cycling in support of a legislative campaign that we are working on this year. You can read the rest of these great stories here. We are still accepting entries, so be sure to read below to […]

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I Am An Architect, And I Ride

Here is another great story in our And I Ride campaign. We are seeking to put a face on cycling in support of a legislative campaign that we are working on this year. You can read the rest of these great stories here. We are still accepting entries, so be sure to read below to […]

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Ask MassBike: Alewife To Seaport

We get a lot of questions here at MassBike, and we like to think we also give some pretty good answers. We realized that sharing these questions and answers on our website would be a valuable resource to others looking for the same information. We got this question from James about riding from Alewife to […]

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In-Office Bike Parking

Most everyone here at MassBike rides to work every day, this is made easier because we have some sweet in-office bike parking. As you can see some simple hooks put into the ceiling transformed a little corner of our office into some very nice bike parking. Having something as simple as bike parking inside that […]

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What MassBike Is Doing To Get More Kids Biking To School

Pretty much everyone agrees it would be a good thing if more kids were biking (or walking) to school. Something like 75% of US schoolchildren are driven to school by car, and parents dropping kids off is the single biggest source of traffic around schools (see report). In the space of a single generation, the […]

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Traffic Advisory: BU Bridge

Massachusetts Department of Transportation TRAFFIC ADVISORY Evening/Overnight Bridge Closure Boston University Bridge On Sunday, February 21, 2010 through Thursday, March 4, 2010 the Boston University Bridge, which carries traffic over the Charles River between Cambridge and Boston, will be closed to traffic from 9 PM to 5 AM each week (Sunday to Thursday.) The upstream […]

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It Really Is A Two-Way Street

I just got road-raged on my own suburban street. I was stopped at a red light, doing exactly what the law and safety required me to do. But that simply wasn’t good enough for this particular motorist. He pulled up behind me. Then honked, clearly wanting me to get out of his way. But where […]

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Make Your Business A Bicycle Friendly Business, MassBike Can Help!

The City of Boston is once again calling for local business’ to become Bicycle Friendly. MassBike can help your business qualify for the coveted designation of Bicycle Friendly Business. If you are interested in getting one of our awesome commuter workshops, or adult safety classes so that your business can qualify, please contact us. Below […]

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DCR Notice: Work Near Charles River Bike Path

Heads up everyone, seems the DCR will be doing a bit of work that might affect the bike path for the next couple weeks, see below. ———————————— Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) crews will begin lead-abatement work on about one mile of decorative fencing between the bicycle/pedestrian pathway and the Charles River along […]

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