On Monday, March 22nd, the Cambridge City Council unanimously passed resolutions put forth by the City Manager to formally adopt VisionZero and Complete Streets policies! This is an important step for the City of Cambridge towards continuing their efforts to make streets safer for all, with a focus on vulnerable road users including people biking, walking or […]
George Ulrich of Roslindale, MA, devoted father and husband, passionate bicyclist, jazz musician, computer programmer, and dear friend to many, died February 23, 2016 at age 63 from a rare form of cancer.
George was born September 17, 1952 to Dr. Sanford and Saretta Ulrich, both deceased, most recently of Arizona. George grew up near […]
On February 11th bike traffic on the Longfellow Bridge switched to the sidewalk on the upstream side of the bridge. This new configuration allows for a car-free ride in both directions. However, navigating through Charles Circle on the Boston side, and under the bridge on the Cambridge side can be a little confusing for commuters. […]
Dear members and friends,
Thanks to the letters and emails you sent to MassDOT over the past month we have won some key safety improvements for people biking over the Longfellow Bridge. While it’s not everything we asked for, conditions on the bridge have improved considerably thanks to the steps taken by MassDOT. There are now […]
The current conditions on the Longfellow Bridge are unsafe and unacceptable for people on bikes. As you may know, the outbound bike lane was removed and cyclists are being asked to walk their bike on the sidewalk heading into Cambridge. The inbound lane was narrowed so that large vehicles cannot safely pass cyclists in the […]
Today Mayor Walsh and the City of Boston released the Vision Zero Action Plan, and the accompanying website, as part of their ongoing commitment to eliminating traffic fatalities in Boston. This plan represents the culmination of years of work by the City, the Bike Union and others partners to draw attention to and take action on […]
As you give thanks with friends and family, and treat yourself and your community this Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday, take a moment to reflect on what a great year 2015 has been for the bike community and biking in Boston, and help us finish the year stronger than […]
Cranksgiving is part scavenger hunt, part food drive, and part bike ride! It is a grassroots event that allows the Boston cycling community to give back to the neighborhoods we ride in and the city we love.
Navigate the streets of the Greater Boston area and the aisles of grocery stores searching for specific food items. […]
Sunday, November 15th is the World Day of Remembrance for victims of traffic violence.
The Boston Cyclists Union will host a bicycle Ride of Remembrance, to honor and remember those whose lives have been lost as victims of traffic violence. All riders should gather at Copley Square starting at 1pm, in front of Trinity Church. The […]
Thursday, Oct. 15 at the Armory in Somerville
Order tickets via Eventbrite: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-boston-cyclists-unions-biketoberfest-tickets-18523799182
It’s been a wonderfully hot summer filled with many things bike advocacy. It’s that time of year to bring summer to a close and gear up for the fall with a great celebration of the Boston Cyclists Union’s work this year and what is […]