Tag Archives | bicycle

Volunteer Night Rescheduled To Wednesday February 15th

As many of you know, every month on the 2nd Tuesdaywe invite our members to the MassBike office to help us with our mailings and to meet some other like-minded cyclists. As an added incentive we always supply pizza and beverages for everyone in attendance. We highly recommend coming by to check this event out […]

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MassBike Launches “Same Roads, Same Rules” Campaign

In response to the sharp rise in bicycle commuters and recreational bicyclists, MassBike, in partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security, the Department of Conservation and Recreation, and the Department of Public Health, has launched a new safety campaign to educate both bicyclists and motorists about the […]

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Boston.com: Brookline Ghost Bike And Bicycle Registration

In today’s Boston.com article about the recent appearance of a ghost bike at a crash scene in Brookline, the reporter also mentioned that Brookline is considering requiring that bicycles be registered. (Executive Director David Watson is quoted on both topics.) MassBike is opposed to mandatory bicycle registration – in fact, we successfully repealed the long-standing […]

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Man Vs Trash Can: Man Loses

I saw the most improbable bicycle crash today on my way to the MassBike office. Don’t worry, no one got hurt. But it does present an opportunity to talk about the dangers of riding on the sidewalk. I was riding down the street, in a perfectly nice bike lane no less, when I saw another […]

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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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Bicycle Movies

(this is the old list from our old website, if you know of a new bike movie please contact us with information so we can add to this list!)

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The New Bicycle Commuter Benefit: What Does It Mean For You?

We’ve received many questions about the new benefit for bicycle commuters that Congress included in the financial industry bailout bill. The bottom line is that bicycle commuters nationwide are now eligible to receive up to $20 per month for commuting expenses, either as a cash reimbursement or a pre-tax deduction, and their employers can obtain […]

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