Archive for August 2017

Cambridge Street in Cambridge now has protected bike lanes!

This week, the City of Cambridge began installing protected bike lanes on Cambridge Street west of Inman Square! As of Thursday, line markers had been painted and flex posts were starting to be installed. The protected bikes lane were created after a sustained campaign by advocates including Cambridge Bike Safety and the Bike Union to…

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Save the date for Biketoberfest: Election Edition!

This year’s Biketoberfest is a special one! With so many local elections this November in the Boston area, we want to give our members a chance to learn about and meet candidates while enjoying beer from local breweries, celebrating all of our successes this year and forging connections with other residents and neighbors to gear up…

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Victory in Cambridge!

 The Brattle Street 2-way protected bike lane. Photo courtesy of Cambridge Bike Safety. Earlier this month, Cambridge installed a new 2-way protected bike lane on Brattle Street in Harvard Square that was proposed during participatory budgeting. The new design has dramatically transformed Brattle Street into a slower, safer street for all users, especially people biking…

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Harvard Square Business owners are trying to kill protected bike lanes in Cambridge. We need your help to defend them!

Update: We did it! Click here to read about the Cambridge City Council meeting. This Monday, August 7th, the Cambridge City Council will vote on a policy order which could put a moratorium on all new “pop-up” protected bike lanes.  Earlier this month, Cambridge installed a new 2-way protected bike lane on Brattle Street in Harvard Square…

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