Boston Common bike ban continues 131-year debate

By Anna Flinchbaugh
Bike Union Intern

Anti-bike symbols at several entrances to the Boston Common not only renew an old debate, they send a very negative message about bicycles overall.

There are two complaints that come in more often than all the others, Boston Parks Commissioner Toni Pollak told a room full of bike organization leaders earlier this […]

Patrick commits to finishing Neponset bike path


An artist’s rendering of how the trail’s entrance at Mattapan Square might look, including a new building that could house community programming.

Gov. Deval Patrick said last week that the state would spend $1.9 million to complete the design for several unfinished gaps in the Neponset Greenway and paths along the Dorchester coast Trail that, when […]

MassDOT to rebuild Cambridge St.

Letter writing time!

Allston bike advocates are on the march to improve a new plan to reconstruct Cambridge Street over the Massachusetts Turnpike, and we’re asking you to back your fellow cyclists up!

The first public meeting held by MassDOT on the project was held June 18, but was described as the 100% design and no […]

Union members get snowplow with Casey Arborway project

A Trackless snowplow with a blower attachment attacks some blizzard residue.

While some bridge lovers have been trying to organize motorists who drive over Casey Overpass by holding signs and handing out alarmingly worded flyers over the last month (see last paragraph), many Design Advisory Group (DAG) members are making sure the voluminous details now surfacing […]