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Pledge to vote for people-first streets

The Boston Cyclists Union is rallying residents to vote in local election this year—including a high-stakes mayoral election in Boston.

Follow the link below for an informational voter guide about where Boston's mayoral candidate stand on bike and mobility issues. Then on the same page, sign our pledge to vote and to make biking an issue at the ballot box!

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30,000

bike trips per day in Boston

2.4%

of people who work in Boston bike in

14%

yearly reduction in the odds of cycling injuries

Speak up for bike lanes on Boston’s Cambridge Street

People on bikes make up 10 percent of all traffic on Cambridge St. during peak hours—yet this important connector has no safe, separated bike lanes. Will you help us add this key link to Boston’s bike network? The Boston Transportation Department (BTD) is looking at improvements to Cambridge St. as part of the Connect Downtown project. Separated…
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Pledge to vote for a bike-friendly Boston

Local elections this year offer a golden opportunity to elect a new mayor in Boston committed to our vision for people-first streets To make that happen, we’re rallying Bostonians to do two things: Read our voter guide — Learn where Boston’s mayoral candidates stand on bike/transportation issues. If you want to dig even deeper, check out…
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The Union Rider: July 2021

Where local candidates stand on bike issues As a member of the Massachusetts Vision Zero Coalition, we once again produced a candidate questionnaire this election cycle to help voters understand where candidates stand on transportation issues. Responses from Boston’s mayoral and city council candidates are now live, and ones for Somerville and Cambridge are coming…
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