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Visit MassBike At EarthFest TODAY

The annual Radio 92.9 EarthFest is today, Saturday, May 22nd, from 11-5 at the Hatch Shell in Boston. Ride your bike to the event, park in our FREE valet bike parking, then visit us at our exhibit booth and pick up a FREE Bay State Bike Week T-Shirt! To park your bike: The valet bike […]

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Live From The New Pedal & Park Facilities At South Station

MassBike executive director David Watson spoke at this morning’s rainy bike facility opening. Unfortunately, the video cuts off before we got to the dedication, but the new name for the bike cages is “Pedal & Park” as you can see in the pictures below.

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Live From MassBike’s Pump And Lube Station

You may have seen us all over town this week giving out free air and free chain lube, if you see our smiling faces stop by and let us give your bike a little tune up!

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Bay State Bike Week Rolling Strong, Get Out There And Ride!

The first official statewide Bay State Bike Week is in full gear! We’ve already had awesome bike breakfasts and other events all over the state, with much more to come. The MassCommuter Challenge has blown away its goal of 125,000 miles pledged and is closing in on 200,000 miles! MassBike and MassDOT got together this […]

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MassBike Launches Statewide Safety Education Program, Partners With Top State Agencies

MassBike is very excited to announce that today the Governor, the Secretary of Transportation, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, the Secretary of Public Safety, and the DCR Commissioner announced their partnership with MassBike on our Same Roads Same Rules campaign and Bay State Bike Week. You can read the complete press release below. […]

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2010 Mass BikePike Tour Registration Is Now Open, Proceeds Benefit MassBike

The Mass BikePike Tour, a bicycle tour in Massachusetts, is now accepting registrations for its four-day event to take place August 5th-8th, 2010. The bike tour will begin and end in Amherst, MA with daily riding options ranging from 30 to 65 miles though Central MA, the Quabbin Watershed, the Connecticut River Valley and hundreds […]

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Bicyclists Take DC! MassBike Fights For Cycling And You Can Help!

This year’s National Bike Summit marked a milestone. Not only was this the 10th summit, with over 700 advocates from around the country, but we saw an unprecedented level of commitment to bicycling from both Congress and the Administration. Senators and Representatives in Congress are actively supporting pro-bicycling legislation (see details below). Rather than the […]

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Lobby Congress (Virtually) Tomorrow! $$$ For Biking At Stake!

Thursday, March 11th, is our virtual lobby day – don’t forget to call Congress! We are at the National Bike Summit in Washington, DC. Maybe you’ve been following us at the Summit on Twitter. Last week, Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) introduced a groundbreaking new bill to support bicycling and walking: the Active Community Transportation Act […]

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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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MassBike Believes In Bicycle Infrastructure

You may have noticed our recent strong support for bicycle facilities, like bike lanes on the Longfellow Bridge. In the past, MassBike garnered a reputation as an organization that was “finicky” when it comes to bicycle infrastructure. For better or worse, we sometimes got wrapped up in theoretical debates about bicycle facilities that, even if […]

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