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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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Attend The Boston Bike Film Festival

The Boston Bike Film Festival is returning for its 7th year and will take place on Saturday, October 15, 2011 from 7 to 11 PM at the Brattle Theater in Harvard Square. A number of short films and documentaries will be shown that explore both local (metro-Boston) and international (Holland, Brazil, Kenya, and Canada) perspectives […]

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Neighborhood Walk for New Complete Street: Dudley-Melnea Cass

Next week there will be a walk to showcase and gain feedback on the redesign of Melnea Cass Blvd. Specifically, we will look at how the redesign better serves bicyclists and pedestrians. The city is hosting this walking tour with Mayor Menino and special guest Mark Fenton, a walkability expert. Also attending are advocates and […]

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Register Today For Bike Skills Classes

There’s still time to register for the on-bike classes coming up this weekend! If you or anyone you know needs to brush up on their bike maneuvering skills or safety knowledge, then these classes are for you. And, really, who couldn’t use a little more practice on the basics of better biking? Saturday, August 20 […]

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East Boston Environmental Justice Bike Tour

On July 23rd, MassBike was in East Boston helping out with putting on the Chelsea River Revel.  The annual event, organized by the Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH) and the Chelsea Creek Action Group (CCAG), builds community and supports a sense of place in East Boston through events like river kayaking, a soccer tournament, and […]

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Hubway Is Launched, MassBikers Quick To Join

On Thursday, July 28th, the City of Boston, in partnership with the MBTA, MassDOT, and MAPC launched the New Balance Hubway Bikeshare Program.  Executive Director David Watson was there among other advocates and officials to kick off the start of the program.  We are especially excited because MassBike members make up about 25% of initial […]

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Last chance To Save $$$ On MassBike’s Summer Century & Family Fun Ride

Tomorrow (Wednesday, 7/27) is your last chance to save up to $10 on the MassBike Summer Century & Family Fun Ride! Our early registration discount ends after tomorrow, so register now! Our ride is this Saturday, 7/30, and the weather forecast predicts a beautiful day. Riders get to enjoy a fun ride, support their state-wide […]

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Vive le Vélo! – Bastille Day Ride

Allez! On July 14, 1789 the citizens of Paris stormed the Bastille. On July 17, 2011, the cyclists of MassBike will meet at the French Cultural Center in Boston’s Back Bay, then storm via vélo (bicycle) to Harvard Square for the Holyoke Street party. We will go by way of Boston College to see some […]

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Boston Bike Film Festival Seeks Submissions

Organizers of the 7th Annual Boston Bike Film Festival (BBFF) have asked filmmakers with a cycling habit to submit their work to be shown October 14-15, 2011, at the historic Brattle Theatre in Cambridge.  Film submissions are due September 1, 2011. Types of films shown at the BBFF include animated shorts, narrative stories, and feature […]

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MassBike Takes Third In MassCommuter Challenge

This year, MassBike finished third in its size category (1-24 employees) in the MassCommuter Challenge, right behind Ciclismo Classico (2nd) and Urban AdvenTours (1st).  MassBike was honored with a certificate of accomplishment and a photograph on the winner’s pedestal.  For an organization with only three employees, we were quite happy to have logged 370 miles […]

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