Posts by Bike Union Staff

How we’re responding to coronavirus

Dear BCU supporters, As the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to unfold, we at the Bike Union want to update you on what this means for our work in the near future. This public health emergency will require everyone to adapt as conditions continue to change, and the BCU is no different. Public Meetings & Hearings…

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Speak up for better bike lanes on Warren St.

This Thursday, the Boston Transportation Department (BTD) will present potential design options for improving Warren St. Show up and speak up in favor of changes that reduce traffic, get more people on buses, and improve conditions for people who bike! Warren Street Priority Bus Corridor Public MeetingThursday, March 126:00 – 7:30 p.m.2315 Washington Street, Boston ____________…

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A chance to complete a backbone in Boston’s bike network

The Connect Downtown: Southwest Corridor Extension project could complete a safe bike route all the way from the Southwest Corridor path to Downtown, Beacon Hill and out to Cambridge (via the Longfellow.) This would have an enormous impact in getting more people on bikes and getting people to bike more often — but we need to…

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Support protected bike lanes on Blue Hill Ave.!

Protected bike lanes are a possibility on Blue Hill Ave. — but only if people speak up now in favor of them. The Blue Hill Ave. Transportation Plan has the potential to impact everything about how this road looks and functions, and on Thursday, the Boston Transportation Department (BTD) will host its second meeting about the project. Blue Hill…

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The Union Rider: February 2020

Fix Our Transportation Crisis: Call to Action Tomorrow, speak up for solutions to the state’s transportation crisis that put people first! Join us on February 25th as we stand with Transportation for Massachusetts and many other advocates in calling on lawmakers to take bold action to reduce driving and increase funding for bike, pedestrian and…

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Support separated bike lanes on Cummins Highway

The City of Boston is considering plans to add physically separated bike lanes to Cummins Highway — and your support can make those plans a reality.  Next Thursday, Public Works will hold its third public meeting about reconstructing part of Cummins Highway, from River St. to Harvard St.  Cummins Highway Project Public MeetingThursday, Feb. 27th6:00…

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Sign up for our Leadership Institute and develop your organizing skills!

(Vea abajo para español) The Boston Cyclists Union invites you to our second-annual Leadership Institute: Saturday, March 7th & Saturday, March 14th 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. 1419 Tremont St (across from Roxbury Crossing T Station) This 2-day immersive training provides the opportunity to develop and deepen relationships across neighborhoods and discuss our collective organizing…

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The Union Rider: January 2020

Executive Director Becca Wolfson’s Sabbatical As we announced last week at our office-warming, Executive Director Becca Wolfson will be going on leave for the next four months to finish the coursework to complete her Masters in Urban Policy & Planning. Becca has overseen the BCU’s incredible growth and development since 2015, and we know she will…

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Bos/treal 2020: Registration is now live!

Do you dream of biking through the gorgeous Green Mountains? Do you want to help make biking better in Boston? If the answer to both questions is yes, then we want you to join our team for the fifth-annual edition of Bos/treal! On Bos/treal, you’ll pedal 400 miles from Boston to Montreal over five days, traversing…

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