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MassBike Works To Improve Bus Safety

Yesterday MassBike, along with representatives from other advocacy groups and the City of Boston met with the MBTA bus training personnel to have a long talk about bus safety. In a very productive and wide ranging talk, we got to know a lot about the how the MBTA handles bus safety, specifically safety around cyclists. […]

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Transportation Advocates Including MassBike Strive To Set Long-Term Vision For Longfellow Bridge

We previously reported on the efforts of MassBike, LivableStreets Alliance, WalkBoston, and the Institute for Human Centered Design to keep bike lanes on the Longfellow Bridge during “early action” construction to add sidewalks before the major reconstruction of the bridge (see here and here). We were all pleased when MassDOT committed in principle to implement […]

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Riding Your Bicycle To Logan Airport

We are still sorting through some good stuff from the old website, this gem turned up today. I have updated what I could, but it is not perfect, if you have information that can be added please leave it in the comments. Original Content by Doug Mink, John Allen and Dan Moraseski. —————————————————— Getting to […]

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Bike Charlie Cards Still Available

We have received reports that people have recently had difficulty getting Bike Charlie Cards (the special cards that open the secure bike parking at Alewife and Forest Hills MBTA Stations). The Jamaica Plain Gazette reported on the problem last week. We contacted the T, and here is the scoop: The T is not out of […]

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Forest Hills T Stop Bike Cages: Video

New Bike Link to Orange Line from Chris Lovett on Vimeo. Found this little gem, you may notice cameo’s from Laura Smeaton one of our board members, Nicole Freedman Boston Bicycle programs director, and David Watson our executive director. They really are nice cages.

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Oldies But Goodies: MassBike’s History With The MBTA

The old MassBike website, while not the prettiest or easiest to use, was full of great information (some of it we didn’t even know was there)! We have been playing Indiana Jones around here and have been uncovering some real gems of MassBike history. As we uncover these wonderful, and often very useful documents, we […]

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MAPC Regional Bike Parking Program

The Metropolitan Area Planning Council has unveiled a new program to help communities provide bicycle parking at minimal cost. This program, which is supported by the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization, the Executive Office of Transportation, and the Federal Highway Administration, provides communities with the opportunity to purchase bike racks and related equipment and receive […]

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Executive Director Speaks At Bike Cage Opening

MassBike Executive Director David Watson spoke at this morning’s press conference officially opening the new bike cage at the Forest Hills MBTA Station. MassBike has been working closely with the T and other advocates expanding access to public transportation for bicyclists, and this is the latest in a string of improvements. The new secure bike […]

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