Archive for April 2012

Will it really be summer without Nicole Freedman?

By Pete Stidman Boston’s bike coordinator Nicole Freedman, now on her way to new opportunities, is a powerhouse. Her energy and ability has helped transform the Boston bike scene and bring several city agencies into the bicycle way of mind since her appointment in 2008. Now, with her departing for the top job at Maine…

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Popsicle tricycle trio to hit the streets this summer

By Patrick Kelleher-Calnan “Businesses aren’t really hiring right now,” said Josh Danoff, part owner of the bike-based food vendor Culinary Cruisers, “but I’m looking to hire about ten people in the next month or so.” The company, founded by Danoff and his sister Leah Danoff[b] last July, brings Kombucha tea and other products to farmers…

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Brookline’s anti-contraflow warrant dead in water

The concept that bicyclists will not affect real change until they all follow the law was shot full of holes in Brookline this week when a group of residents used that logic to petition for a warrant article that would require Town Meeting approval for the creation of contraflow bicycle lanes. Currently, such lanes would…

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