Archive for October 2011

You helped us win $5,000!

Last month union supporter Michael Riccobono (not the guy in this picture) submitted a photo of his bike and his story “Turtle Patrol” to the GOOD Magazine/Clif Bar photo essay contest, and apparently all of you and your sisters, brothers and mothers and grandmothers voted for it, because it won! Riccobono received a lifetime supply…

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Boston's bike to work rate drops 33 percent?

The American Community Survey’s annual estimate of the percentage of Bostonians who habitually bike to work in Boston is 1.4 percent for 2010, a 33 percent decrease from 2009’s figure of 2.1 percent.   Boston’s bike commuting rate over the past   decade has taken a wild ride compared to the national and 70-city-average rates-evidence of…

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