Thank you! - Longfellow Bridge Update

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 […]

Action Alert: Tell MassDOT Longfellow Bridge conditions are unacceptable!

Dear Members,

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 […]

City of Boston releases Vision Zero Action Plan

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 […]

We're on a roll this year, help make 2015 the best year ever for biking in Boston!

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 […]

Boston's 2nd Annual Cranksgiving Bike Ride/Food Drive is this Saturday!

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. […]

World Day of Remembrance Ride and Vigil at the State House Nov. 15

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 […]

The Boston Cyclists Union's BIKETOBERFEST!

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 […]

A letter from the Executive Director: Time to pass the torch!

Riding on the Dunsmuir St. cycletrack in Vancouver during the Global Velo-City Conference in 2012.

The Boston Cyclists Union’s first five years have shown amazing growth, culminating in some incredible achievements fixing bikes and fixing streets. The Union played a significant role in bringing the City of Boston from worst cycling city in the country […]

Celebrate Boston's biggest cycletrack yet

A rendering of the innovative new Connect Historic Boston “Bike Trail” a.k.a. cycletrack coming to Causeway Street near TD North Garden.

Way back in September of 2010 the Bike Union sent a comment letter to the city on a 25% design for Causeway Street in Boston. It suggested for the first time the concept of […]

A Magic May and a new mission

Bike Union volunteers taught bike repair for free to help attract more attention to the Go Boston 2030 Visioning Lab–which is creating a new transportation plan for Boston.

It’s a pleasant trick of nature that the first month of fair weather biking in Boston is also a time when the fall and winter’s labors produce […]