How biking to Montreal changed my view of Boston’s bike infrastructure

By Alex Frieden

This past Spring, I signed up for Bostreal, a fundraising trip for the Boston Cyclists Union where 30 Bostonians bike 400 miles at the end of May from Boston to Montreal, both to support the work of the Bike Union and to experience Montreal’s excellent bike infrastructure.

During the day, I work in […]

Victory in Cambridge!

 The Brattle Street 2-way protected bike lane. Photo courtesy of Cambridge Bike Safety.

Earlier this month, Cambridge installed a new 2-way protected bike lane on Brattle Street in Harvard Square that was proposed during participatory budgeting. The new design has dramatically transformed Brattle Street into a slower, safer street for all users, especially people […]

Harvard Square Business owners are trying to kill protected bike lanes in Cambridge. We need your help to defend them!

Update: We did it! Click here to read about the Cambridge City Council meeting.

This Monday, August 7th, the Cambridge City Council will vote on a policy order which could put a moratorium on all new “pop-up” protected bike lanes. 

Earlier this month, Cambridge installed a new 2-way protected bike lane on Brattle Street in Harvard Square that was […]

Comm Ave Bridge Replacement: What you need to know

 

Starting last week and going until August 14th, the BU Bridge and parts of Comm Ave are closed to motor vehicle traffic while MassDOT replaces the Comm Ave Bridge over the Mass Pike. The good news is that bikes will still have access to the BU Bridge and Comm Ave for the duration of the […]