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MassBike Sponsoring MassCommuter Challenge: Register Your Miles With Us!

MassBike is excited to announce we are sponsoring the MassCommuter Challenge (May 14th – 20th). The MassCommuter Challenge is a friendly and FREE competition taking place during Bay State Bike Week in which folks who live, work or attend school in Massachusetts are encouraged to ride their bike as part of daily trips. Whether you […]

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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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Lights … Again!

Last month, we posted our annual Fall reminder about using lights at night. While many bicyclists are using lights and making visibility at night a priority, lots of people are still riding around in stealth mode, almost invisible. You’ve seen them too (or perhaps not!): People without any lights or reflectors; others with tiny, dim […]

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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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