Five Reasons You Should Get Hubway Even Though You Already Own A Bike

by Tyson Bottenus

As a cyclist, I’ve followed the rise of bikeshare with an ambivalent attitude.

Overall, it’s great. More bikes! Maybe, I used to think to myself, this will mean more people will choose biking for transportation. This might mean cities will install more protected bike lanes which inevitably helps me in the end. So yeah, […]

Bostreal Rider Checklist

Every rider should have:

General note: Please do what you can to pack as compactly as possible. All of the camp gear will be riding in the van each day, but space is still very limited.

For Riding



Bike lights (in case we ride at night)

Bike lock (for when in Montreal)

Water bottle(s) or Camelbak

Extra tubes (2) & patch […]


This year, there’s a lot to be thankful for. With your help, we’ve fought for and won improvements to our roads that will go a long way towards making biking in the Boston area safer and more comfortable for people of all ages and abilities.

Thanks to your grassroots advocacy, new bike infrastructure has been added […]

Join us for World Day of Remembrance this Sunday


This Sunday, on World Day of Remembrance, the Massachusetts Vision Zero Coalition is organizing a day of actions to remember those who have been injured or lost to traffic violence, and to demand safe streets for everyone in our communities.

World Day of Remembrance is an annual event taking place in cities around the world. In Massachusetts, we gather each year […]