Posts by Bike Union Staff

Donate for a chance to win this new bike!

Beginning today on Giving Tuesday, we’re kicking off a month-long raffle featuring a special grand prize: A limited-edition cruiser bike from New Belgium Brewing!  All you have to do to enter the raffle is donate any amount to the Boston Cyclists Union from now through the end of the month (12/1 – 12/31). We’ll then randomly…

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The Union Rider: November 2020

With the holiday season underway, we want to take a moment to wish you well, and say thank you for supporting the Boston Cyclists Union. After all the challenges this year has posed, we hope you get some time to relax and be with the ones you love, if only virtually, to celebrate during this season…

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And the winners of the 2020 Golden Cog Awards are…

The Boston Cyclists Union is proud to announce the winners of the 2020 Golden Cog Awards, which honor leadership and contributions to promote biking in Boston: The Ride for Black Lives (Organizers: Alex Joachim, Tiffany Cogell, Elijah Mandela Evans, Laura Gray, Greg Hum, Chris Aileen Ditunno, Saskia VannJames, Noah Hicks and Peter Cheung)  Vivian Ortiz (Super Volunteer,…

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Bike to Market 2020: We fixed 550+ bikes for FREE!

Thank our B2M volunteers atthe Golden Cog Awards! We will be celebrating our collective work over the past year, including Bike to Market, and honoring some outstanding people in our community at the Golden Cog Awards on December 3rd. Stay tuned for an announcement next week about this year’s Golden Cog winners! In the meantime, register for…

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Speak Up to Prevent MBTA Service Cuts!

The MBTA faces significant service cuts in 2021 unless lawmakers act to fill a budget shortfall. The cost of inaction would be disastrous for the region, leaving riders stranded, causing major harm to the environment and economy, worsening inequities, and forcing many more people to drive. Legislators are debating the budget this week. Before they vote,…

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Arborway feedback due Fri. 11/6

On October 21, the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) shared 3 options for redesigning the Arborway between Jamaica Pond and Forest Hills. DCR now wants to hear from you — what do you like in the three proposals, and what can be improved? Feedback on the designs is due by Friday, Nov. 6. Progress on the…

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The Union Rider: October 2020

Before getting to the newsletter, we wanted to remind you to vote if you haven’t yet done so. One of our core beliefs is that everyone should have a say in shaping the world around them, so although we can’t tell you how to vote, we can’t say this loudly enough: VOTE! __________ New protected…

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Get involved: Egleston Square Redesign

New priority bus lanes are coming to Columbus Ave. — and now, we have the opportunity to add a safe, complementary bike route alongside them. If you want to help make that happen, then get involved in the Egleston Square Redesign! The new bus lanes will vastly improve T service for thousands of daily riders, while…

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