Boston Strong: Why Beantown Can Soon Be America’s Best Bike Town

By RICHARD FRIES Folks in Portland, Boulder, and San Francisco would be well-served to keep an eye in the rear view mirror. For I predict one city, with help from People for Bikes and MassBike, will soon be spoken of as THE shining example of a great cycling city. As my hometown, there is undoubtedly […]

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MassBike Is Hiring a Communications Coordinator

MassBike is hiring a part-time Communications Coordinator. Are you enthusiastic about promoting bicycling as a mode of transportation around Massachusetts? Do you have excellent communications skills, especially with social media and blogging? Would you like a flexible working schedule? If so, this opportunity might be right for you! We want to continue generating excitement and interest […]

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Action Alert: Help MassBike Get Sponsors For New Bike Safety Bills!

This month marks the start of a new two-year session in the Massachusetts Legislature, and MassBike has filed two bills designed to protect bicyclists and other vulnerable road users. MassBike’s bills are the “Act To Protect Vulnerable Road Users” and the “Act To Protect Bicyclists In Bicycle Lanes.” Thanks to Senator Will Brownsberger and Representative […]

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MassBike in Springfield – Video

In late 2014 we completed our work in Springfield. We worked on many projects to encourage cycling, including helping the city get its first bike lane and creating a Pedestrian/Bike Plan with LiveWell Springfield. To wrap up our time there, we produced this video about biking in this wonderful city. Enjoy!  

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Visit with Richard Fries at the Ride Studio Cafe

Our new director, Richard Fries, will be at this Tread Labs event at Ride Studio Cafe today. Come check it out. Click the image for a PDF version of the flyer.

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You Are Invited to a Party Celebrating David Watson

Come celebrate David Watson’s eight-year tenure as executive director. As he moves on to other endeavors, we would like to express our thanks for all he has done to build up the organization and promote bicycling across the state. When: January 24, 7:00 PM Where: Ride Studio Cafe: 1720 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA 02420   […]

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Self-Powered Commuting

MassBike is honored to be chosen as a recipient for Google’s Self-Powered Commuting program through Global Giving. Google’s Self-Powered Commuting program encourages employees to bike, walk, or use other non-motorized methods of arriving at work. Throughout the campaign, Google employees logged their self-powered miles. Now, at the program wrap up, they have been rewarded for […]

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A Conversation with MassBike’s New Executive Director

MassBike’s Board of Directors has named well-respected and experienced promoter, announcer, and journalist Richard Fries as our new Executive Director. Fries takes over the helm of the statewide organization as bicycling and bicycle commuting is growing in popularity across Massachusetts. He most recently worked as marketing director for the Best Buddies Challenge rides and as […]

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MassBike Names Richard Fries as New Executive Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JAN. 6, 2015 CONTACT: Beth Rodio, Beth@MassBike.org Experienced Promoter, Announcer, and Journalist Will Lead Statewide Advocacy Group As Bicycling is Growing in Popularity. BOSTON (Jan. 6, 2015) – After an extensive search and interview process the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Bicycle Coalition (MassBike) has named Richard Fries to serve as […]

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Building Bike Culture in Fall River

There are a lot of ways that MassBike helps communities in Massachusetts access safer bicycling. We work through Safe Routes to School, the MassDOT Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Awareness and Enforcement Program, Mass in Motion, and our Bikeable Communities Program, just to name a few. In Fall River, a lot of these programs are coming […]

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