Activism

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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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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‘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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