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Hey everyone! We are getting going with our On-Bike Skills classes, sponsored by the Boston Collaborative for Food and Fitness, which are meant to help bicyclists learn to ride more safely and effectively. These classes are free and open to the public and are going to be offered frequently, so be sure to keep an […]
This year MassBike celebrates thirty-five years of promoting better biking. With its humble beginnings as the “Boston Area Bicycle Coalition” back in 1977, MassBike has had a history of growth and success. Since that time over three decades ago, we have expanded into a statewide organization with three local chapters, developed strong partnerships with other […]
Have you ever walked the halls of the State House? Or met your state representative or senator? Do you want to? We are in the very early stages of planning a state advocacy summit at the State House in May. A critical part to a state summit, though, is having people from around the state […]
With the current threats to federal bike funding it is more important than ever to show your support for bicycling. On March 20 – 22, the 12th annual National Bike Summit will take place in Washington D.C. and bring together advocates and government official from across the country to talk about biking in America. This […]
Have you ever noticed those intrepid bicyclists out there on the roads 365 days a year, no matter how low the temperature or how high the snow? Maybe you see them and just think they’re nuts, but many year-round bicyclists will tell you how much they love biking in the cold, citing the old truism, […]
I’ve been reading lately about all the great bike things going on around the state, and I didn’t want to leave our second biggest city totally out of the conversation. I’m a MassBike instructor based out of Worcester, and I thought it would be nice to write a little bit about biking here in Central […]
Despite getting a late start, it’s been a big summer for the Education Program here at MassBike. It’s with a tinge of sadness that we schedule the last of the classes for 2011 because that means we’ll have to wait for the spring thaw to start them back up. That means it’s your last chance […]
Some of you may have seen the article in the Boston Globe about the success of the Hubway system. Boston has exceeded almost everyone’s expectations in terms of the number of members signed up, and the amount those members have used the bikes. With over 2,300 annual subscribers and 36,600 station-to-station trips, the numbers so […]
As part of our ongoing work with MassDOT, this year MassBike has been expanding our cooperation with the Registry of Motor Vehicles. In May, our collaboration resulted in a revised Go By Bike brochure, released during Bay State Bike Week. But there have been two other notable milestones in our work with RMV this year: […]
- April 13, 2015: Melnea Cass Boulevard Design Meeting Recap April 15, 2015
- In response to the Longfellow Bridge Video April 17, 2015
- LAB Releases Latest Bicycle Friendly State Rankings May 11, 2015
- On Canada and “Common Sense” April 27, 2015
- Call for volunteers! May 21, 2015
- Call for volunteers! May 21, 2015
- Membership changes starting today. May 21, 2015
- Update on Sudbury fatality, Sunday May 17th May 20, 2015
- Cambridge Tops List as America’s Best Bike City May 18, 2015
- Let’s Keep Rolling – Join Today May 15, 2015
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