Mayor Menino scores another win for better biking in Boston.
After hundreds of hours of work from a diverse collaboration of academics, the Boston Police Department, the Boston Public Health Commission, and several Boston Cyclists Union interns, the city has far greater insight into the causes of bike crashes than ever before, thanks to an [...]
Membership and Development Manager – Boston Cyclists Union
The Membership and Development Manager is the main generator and organizer of the Boston Cyclists Union’s rapidly growing membership and volunteer corps, also overseeing other fundraising and development opportunities.
Hours: Full time
Reports to: Executive Director
About the Boston Cyclists Union:
The Boston Cyclists Union works to make the city healthier and [...]
Rendering by the city of what the finished cycletrack on Beacon St. could look like.
By Alex Epstein, Mark Chase and Christine Casalini
On Monday the City of Somerville changed up their public meeting style at Somerville’s Argenziano School to help bring the community together around their plan for a cycletrack on Beacon Street. Rather than [...]
By Charvak Karpe
The NYC Bikes in Buildings law guarantees a secure location for bikes in the work place.
Recently my office moved to One Boston Place, a CBRE owned property, from a location an Faneuil Hall, also owned by CBRE. Bikes were officially banned at my old office, but the policy wasn’t enforced. I’d wheel [...]
Bike Union executive director Pete Stidman explains cycletracks and crash data on Fox 25, Mon., Dec. 10.
It’s unfortunate that it takes the loss of life to awaken the powerful news media to the problem of bike safety——but when it happens it’s important to send the right message. Bike Union Executive Director Pete Stidman [...]
By John Ferrante and Pete Stidman
Christopher Weigl, 23, Boston's fifth bike crash victim of 2012. Ridership has increased 31 percent this year over 2011, according to interim Boston Bikes coordinator Kris Carter, while ambulance runs for bike crashes have gone up by 5 percent.
In the wake of Thursday’s tragedy on Commonwealth Avenue, a previously [...]
Beacon St. is a busy commuter route lacking safe cycling infrastructure
The third public meeting on Somerville’s ambitious Beacon Street cycletrack proposal started out with a series of surprising slurs on bicyclists.
“When I was a kid and I got my first bike, the first thing my dad told me was: Don’t ride in the street,” [...]
The Casey Arborway project will connect the Southwest Corridor, Franklin Park and the Arboretum
If you support the bright future vision of Forest Hills as a bustling business center and green gateway to the Southwest Corridor, Franklin Park and the Arboretum, the Union urges you to pen a letter to the Massachusetts Environmental Protection Agency [...]
The current view from Rutherford Ave.- not exactly accessible.
For months Charlestown has been divided over the future character of Rutherford Avenue-will it continue to operate similar to a highway, or become a walkable and bike-able city street? A meeting has been scheduled for Thurs., Dec. 6 that may help decide the matter.
At issue is a [...]