Archive for September 2013

Who would a bike voter support for mayor of Boston?

This is the question on every Boston cyclists’ tongue of late, and though as a 501c3 non-profit the Bike Union can’t straight endorse any one candidate, it can ask the questions that will help you make your personal decision. Over the last five years Mayor Thomas Menino and his administration have gotten the wheels rolling…

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Tipping point for the city? (Only if you get involved)

Since 2008, the City of Boston has made adding bike lanes to our city streets a routine event, with lanes springing up everywhere from Dorchester to Allston and from East Boston to Mattapan. But bike lanes are only one tool in most cities’ toolboxes these days. Boston still has no contraflow bike lanes, which are…

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Buffered bike lanes halfway to Mattapan on Morton St.

Thanks to a handful of dedicated Union members in Jamaica Plain who noticed an unannounced state repaving project on Morton Street late last month, there are now buffered bike lanes on part of Morton Street. Sarah Freeman of Jamaica Plain was the first to let the Union office know of the project, recalling community interest…

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