Tag Archives | sidewalk

Construction Alert: Longfellow Bridge, Boston

We don’t usually issue alerts for local road construction, but this one will affect thousands of bicyclists daily for a few days/weeks. Bicyclists riding across the bridge from Cambridge to Boston are affected by construction near the Boston approach to Charles Circle. The bike lane and one travel lane are temporarily blocked to allow construction […]

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Ask MassBike: Business Districts And Sidewalk Bicycle Riding

We get a lot of questions here at MassBike, and we like to think we also give some pretty good answers. We realized that sharing these questions and answers on our website would be a valuable resource to others looking for the same information. We got this question from John about riding on the sidewalk […]

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MassBike Works With Other Advocacy Groups To Improve The Longfellow Bridge

MassBike, has teamed up with the LivableStreets Alliance, WalkBoston, and the Institute for Human-Centered Design to urge Highway Administrator Paiewonsky to improve pedestrian access to the Longfellow bridge. The existing proposal to repair the bridge did fix the pedestrian access, but did so by removing the bike lane as you approached Charles circle on the […]

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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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