Archive for April 2021

Take two important actions for Bike Month

May is National Bike Month, an annual celebration since 1956 of everything great about bikes—and a time we look forward to every year when we get to connect with and grow our bike community! Check out our calendar of events below. (It is by no means exhaustive. If you have other events to share, let us…

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Union Rider: April 2021

Petition: 10 more miles ofbike lanes in Boston this year Exciting news: Mayor Janey’s first budget proposal includes many of the projects we’re asking for in our Boston Bike Budget. However, the mayor’s proposal has some notable omissions when it comes to bike projects, and falls short of the 10 miles of protected bike lanes we’re asking for this year.…

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Statement: On Daunte Wright and mobility justice

“What will it take for law enforcement to stop killing people of color?” asks Ben Crump, the civil rights attorney representing the family of Daunte Wright, whom police shot and killed Sunday during a traffic stop in Minnesota. “This level of lethal force was entirely preventable and inhumane.” If you’ve wondered why we, as transportation…

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Join our board, staff or core committees

A group of people in semi-formal attire and nametags strike silly poses.

We’re adding to our team. Want to get more involved? After growing our capacity to kick off 2021 (more on that below!) we’re already growing again. We’re now adding members to our board of directors, hiring for a couple of staff positions, and seeking to bring new voices to the volunteer committees that steer our work.…

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Sign up for the ride of a lifetime!

Bos/treal 2021 || August 14-19Boston, MA — Hero Islands, VT We’re excited to announce that registration will soon open for this year’s edition of Bos/treal! Bos/treal (Boss-tree-all) is a weeklong bike tour and fundraiser that benefits the BCU. In 2021, participants will ride about 300 miles over 4 days before spending two nights resting on the…

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