Making streets safe for every body

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!

Volunteer for programming, events and advocacy efforts


Repair and education, both mobile and at our workshop


What we’re engaged in and how it improves cyclist experiences


Information for cyclists in the Greater Boston area



bike trips per day in Boston


of people who work in Boston bike in


yearly reduction in the odds of cycling injuries

Sign the petition: Protected bike lanes on the Mass Ave Bridge

Massachusetts Avenue across the Harvard Bridge (commonly known as the “Mass Ave Bridge”) is one of the busiest bike routes in the region. It’s also one of the most dangerous. Although Boston and Cambridge have protected bike lanes at both ends, the state controls the bridge and has yet to follow suit. We’re determined to…
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Ask your legislators to pass e-bike legislation!

E-bikes have enormous potential to get more people on bikes and out of cars. However, they currently exist in a legal gray area in Massachusetts; we’re one of only 4 states with “problematic” legislation currently on the books, according to People for Bikes. Tomorrow, lawmakers are holding a hearing about legislation we support that would modernize…
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Speak up for traffic safety bills!

Wednesday, October 13th at 11am, the MA Legislature is holding a virtual hearing on a variety of traffic safety bills. The BCU and our partners in the MA Vision Zero Coalition will be testifying in support of and in opposition to various bills—and we need your help emphasizing to lawmakers which bills will positively impact street safety, and…
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