Activism

The Top Projects to look forward to in 2018 – Part 2

This year we’ve seen some monumental changes on our streets, including the completion of projects that have been underway for years, as well as a number of pop-up projects that were quick to implement, but will have a lasting impact for people biking. Next year is looking to be even better. Over the last week…

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Boston Area Winter Biking Survey

Over the years, the Boston Cyclists Union has worked hard to improve biking over the winter.   In the 2013/2014 winter, the coordinated #WinterBiker campaign was launched in response to poor clearing of the Southwest Corridor.  Through a targeted social media campaign with Allston-Brighton Bikes, Southie Bikes, other neighborhood bike groups and individual activists, and…

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Cambridge Street in Cambridge now has protected bike lanes!

This week, the City of Cambridge began installing protected bike lanes on Cambridge Street west of Inman Square! As of Thursday, line markers had been painted and flex posts were starting to be installed. The protected bikes lane were created after a sustained campaign by advocates including Cambridge Bike Safety and the Bike Union to…

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Victory in Cambridge!

 The Brattle Street 2-way protected bike lane. Photo courtesy of Cambridge Bike Safety. Earlier this month, Cambridge installed a new 2-way protected bike lane on Brattle Street in Harvard Square that was proposed during participatory budgeting. The new design has dramatically transformed Brattle Street into a slower, safer street for all users, especially people biking…

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Harvard Square Business owners are trying to kill protected bike lanes in Cambridge. We need your help to defend them!

Update: We did it! Click here to read about the Cambridge City Council meeting. This Monday, August 7th, the Cambridge City Council will vote on a policy order which could put a moratorium on all new “pop-up” protected bike lanes.  Earlier this month, Cambridge installed a new 2-way protected bike lane on Brattle Street in Harvard Square…

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