Posts by Bike Union Staff

Urge Lawmakers to Ban Distracted Driving

A bill that would ban the use of cell phones while driving is stalled on Beacon Hill — and we need your support to convince lawmakers they can no longer punt on this life-saving measure. Massachusetts banned texting while driving in 2010, but did not prevent drivers from holding their phones for other purposes, such…

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Bos/tréal Turns Advocates into Adventurers

This post originally appeared on Practical Visionaries. It is reposted here with permission. You can read the original article here. By Liza Burkin “Our aim is to recruit bike commuters for the ride,” said Jon Ramos — Boston resident, architect, Team Dad, and co-creator of Bos/tréal, a bike ride from Boston to Montreal that raises funds…

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Tell City Council: The Strategic Bike Network Needs More Funding!

In 2013, Boston’s Bike Network Plan called for completing 21 miles of protected bike lanes by 2018. Yet now, five years later, Boston has built barely 6 miles of that promised network. In contrast, Minneapolis built more than 6 miles of protected bike lanes last year alone. Even more impressive, New York City built 25 miles of protected bike lanes last…

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I want you to win a new bike!

Dear Friend, In the spirit of Bike Month, we’re giving away a free bicycle to one lucky person who donates to or joins the Bike Union in the month of May. It’s our small way of thanking you all for your continued support toward making biking better in Boston.  Click here to join or renew. SPRING…

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