The Bike Union, along with our partners in the Massachusetts Vision Zero Coalition including MassBike, Livable Streets Alliance and WalkBoston, have been working with State Legislators, led by Senator Brownsberger and others, to file a road safety omnibus bill!
The bill, An Act to Reduce Traffic Fatalities, would take a number of steps to improve safety for […]
After passing in the House and Senate, a bill that mandates several safety changes to Duck Boats was signed into law by Governor Baker last Thursday afternoon! Starting April 1, 2017 all amphibious vehicles (duck boats) will have to have two operators — a driver and someone separate to give tours. Additionally, the law requires cameras and […]
The City of Cambridge has moved forward with a plan to ban all left turns in Inman Square, a step the Bike Union advocated for in order to make the intersection safer for all users. This is one of several “rapid response” interventions Cambridge is implementing after the fatal crash in Inman that took the […]
On September 29th, the Bike Union and allied organizations in the Massachusetts Vision Zero Coalition hosted a rally at Boston City Hall to demand action from our elected officials. Over 250 people attended the Streets are for People Rally including many city officials and policy makers.
Unfortunately, less than one week after the rally, Bernard “Joe” […]