Archive for December 2012

Union responds to crash with prevention message

It’s unfortunate that it takes the loss of life to awaken the powerful news media to the problem of bike safety——but when it happens it’s important to send the right message. Bike Union Executive Director Pete Stidman has been spreading the message of how Boston can become safer for bikes in the Boston Globe, on…

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Bike safety hearing yields landmark crash study

By John Ferrante and Pete Stidman In the wake of Thursday’s tragedy on Commonwealth Avenue, a previously scheduled bike safety hearing called by City Councillor Ayanna Pressley produced a significant victory for the Boston Cyclists Union’s long-term bike crash data improvement campaign this week. Interim bike coordinator Kris Carter told the council the Menino Administration…

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