Safety Win! Left Turns Banned in Inman Square

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 […]

Help us keep our elected officials moving on making streets safer for everyone - sign these petitions!

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” […]

Mass Ave in the Back Bay to get protected bike lanes thanks to your help!

 
On Wednesday, June 15th, over 250 people turned out to hear about important short-term safety improvements being
made to Mass Ave, and to tell the city that protected bike lanes are the only way to address the safety issues along this corridor.
 
Wearing yellow, the national color for Vision Zero, and holding signs that read “Save Lives, Not […]

Duck boats - Unsafe for our city streets?

By Peter Furth

The motor scooter underneath the front wheel of Duck Boat involved in Saturday’s collision. Source: Fox 25

On April 30, a duck boat ran over a scooter that was right in front of it, killing the scooter’s operator, Allison Warmuth. Both she and the duck boat were at a red light on Charles […]