Activism

‘Bikelash’ training 1/25: Learn skills to combat car culture!

The key to getting better bike infrastructure is building a movement of advocates to outweigh opposition to change. It’s why our new Strategic Plan calls for investing more resources in skills trainings and community organizing. And it’s why we’re excited to invite you to join us on Saturday, January 25th, for a special seminar with…

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Speak up for a safer Arborway!

After 25 years of disjointed planning processes and no meaningful progress on the ground, the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) last month kicked off a new round of planning to improve the Arborway. The time is ripe for change, but we need your help holding the agency accountable to finally making meaningful improvements. Here’s what you…

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How would you improve mobility in Allston/Brighton?

The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) is wrapping up a draft plan about where and how to improve mobility in the Allston/Brighton area for all modes of travel. With the plan scheduled for completion next spring, don’t miss next Monday’s open house where you can review and comment on the latest recommendations. Allston-Brighton Mobility Study:…

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Broadway Bus/Bike Lanes Hearing

Critics of the new dedicated bus and bike lanes on Broadway are pressuring Somerville to reconsider the redesign and make more room for cars. If you want those bus/bike lanes to remain intact, then come out next Monday to share your thoughts with the City Council. Winter Hill Broadway Bus/Bike Lanes HearingMonday, December 9 || 6 p.m.City…

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Tell Boston you support a road diet on Centre St.

In June, the Boston Transportation Department (BTD) presented plans to improve safety on Centre St. through a road diet (reducing vehicle lanes from 4 to 2), protected bike lanes and other measures. Yet now, opponents to that proposal are waging a campaign to maintain the status quo — and threatening to drown out the chorus of support…

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Rally for road safety at the State House

Join us on 11/17 for World Day of Remembrance! Key road safety bills are stalled right now at the State House. Will you help us press lawmakers to act? World Day of Remembrance 2019Sunday, Nov. 172:30 – 4:00 p.m.Massachusetts State House (24 Beacon St., Boston) On Sunday, we’ll join our partners in the Massachusetts Vision…

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Speak up for a safer Arborway!

Tell DCR: Implement separated bike lanes and connect the necklace! The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) is restarting a project to improve the Arborway. After 25 years of disjointed planning processes and no significant progress on the ground, we need your help in holding the agency accountable to finally making meaningful changes. Arborway Parkways Improvement…

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Improving Warren St. from Dudley Square to Grove Hall

A project to expedite buses could benefit bicyclists, too The Boston Transportation Department (BTD) is taking steps to improve Warren St. for all modes of travel, especially bus riders. When buses are more efficient, more people choose public transit over driving their cars or taking an Uber/Lyft. Getting more people on buses means less cars…

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The I-90 Megaproject Could Be A Boon For Biking

Massachusetts is undertaking a colossal construction project to reconfigure I-90 in Allston, which could mean big changes to bike facilities to and through this area, including the Paul Dudley White (PDW) path. Don’t miss your chance to engage in the public process around this transformative, far-reaching project! Here’s what you can do: Show up and speak…

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Celebrate Somerville’s New Protected Bike Lanes

Show support for these projects with a ride and rally! The Somerville Bicycle Committee and Somerville Bicycle Safety are co-hosting this event, which will herald the recent completion of the Beacon St. cycletrack, and the creation of a bus/bike lane and protected bike lanes on Broadway. The ride departs from the Whole Foods on Beacon…

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