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14 Priorities For 2014

New year, new priorities. 2014 is going to be a busy year for MassBike. As we all know, there is a lot that we can do to make biking safer, more convenient, and more fun in the Bay State. But we’ve narrowed it down to a list of 14 priorities for 2014. Legislative Agenda - We […]

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MassBike Welcomes Two New Staff Members

MassBike is very pleased to introduce our two newest staff members, Charlotte Troy, Programs Director, and Nathaniel Fink, Communications and Outreach Manager. Charlotte comes to us with a background in urban planning and a focus on bicycle advocacy and alternative transportation systems. Her professional experience includes research and writing; program development, management, and evaluation; community outreach […]

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Remembering Jeanne Henry, 1956-2013

Please join us in remembering Jeanne Henry, whose quiet support of the Massachusetts bicycling community meant so much to so many of us. Read more about Jeanne here.

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Better Biking On The Vineyard With MassBike

Earlier in July, Programs Director Price and I (Kim) had the opportunity to tour Martha’s Vineyard (on bike—of course!) with some local planners and advocates, and to attend the Martha’s Vineyard Bicycle-Pedestrian Planning Advisory Committee (MVBPAC) meeting for the month of July. We were there to take a look at some of the gaps in […]

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MassBike Annual Meeting at Flat Top Johnny’s – December 19th

The board and staff of MassBike invite you to our Annual Meeting on  Wednesday, December 19th, from 5:30-8:00pm at Flat Top Johnny’s, 1 Kendall Sq,  Cambridge, MA. Starting at 5:30, the MassBike Board of Directors will hold a brief business meeting where Executive Director David Watson will report on MassBike’s 2012 accomplishments and preview our […]

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Just In Time For The Holidays Get Your MassBike Jersey

Back by popular demand, we have just made a new run of our MassBike Jersey. You may remember a few months ago when we originally launched these jerseys. They were handmade in Northampton, supported local bicycle advocacy, and were pretty darn good looking to boot. We’re happy to announce that they were such a big […]

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MassBike Introduces Multilingual Bicycle Safety Guides

Today at the Moving Together bicycle and pedestrian conference in Boston, the Massachusetts Bicycle Coalition (MassBike) introduced new versions of its most popular educational publications in seven languages: English, Spanish, French, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Russian, and Haitian-Creole. Arabic and Portuguese versions will follow shortly. The new materials are: “Go By Bike: A Guide to Bicycling in […]

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Upcoming Lecture: Professor John Pucher – Promoting Cycling and Walking for Sustainable Cities (10/15)

Come see see Professor John Pucher lecture on Promoting Cycling and Walking for Sustainable Cities: Lessons from Europe and North America. Professor Pucher has especially tailored the talk to include many specific examples of good and bad walking and cycling conditions in the Boston Area.  He will also show several Excel graphics and GIS maps […]

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We Did It! 2 Mile Challenge A Success!

During the month of August we asked you, our members, supporters, and the cycling community at large to rally together and log each bike trip they rode online for the ClifBar 2 Mile Challenge. The Challenge is designed as a fun, interactive way to get people onto their bikes while at the same time supporting […]

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2 Mile Challenge Update – Only 9 Days Left!

For the past 22 days riders all across the country have been logging into 2milechallenge.com and recording their bike trips in support of MassBike. Each trip logged during August equals a dollar for MassBike up to $10,000. So far we have been really cruising, averaging 304 trips a day and logging a total of 6,783 […]

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