Bike Stories

Boston Bike Story: Martha Merson

I have lots of bike stories because I’ve been biking all over since 1992. A Lot of people say, ‘Oh I wouldn’t bike. I’m afraid of being hit,’ but I haven’t really had a serious experience like that. In general my biking stories are very happy. It’s the best way for me to get around.…

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Boston Bike Story: Nubia

“Me gusta andar en BlueBikes para pasear o ir a comer con amigos. Lo uso porque no tengo carro y porque es más rápido que ir en bus. Normalmente ando en los senderos como por aquí [El Greenway] pero tambien voy en las calles más tranquilas.” “I like to ride BlueBikes to go on short…

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Boston Bike Story: Felix

“For as long as I can remember, I’ve always had a bike. There was a long time when I was biking by myself, but then I started going to group rides like Boston Bike Party and really getting to know what biking was all about. I became addicted. Feeling the fresh air, being active, it’s…

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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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Who Bikes Boston? Claiming Your Identity in Boston's Bike Culture.

NOTE: This is the first of six guest blog posts with reflections on Boston’s first Neighborhood Bike Forum. The forum was held on April 29th in Dudley Square, Roxbury. It was sponsored by Let’s Get Healthy, Boston! a partnership between The Boston Public Health Commission and Boston Alliance for Community Health, together with Boston Cyclists Union, Transportation for…

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MB400

The Boston Cyclists Union is very lucky to have members and volunteers who are so dedicated to our work.  At the start of 2016, a few Bike Union volunteers got together, with Community Organizer Doug Johnson, to hatch a plan to host the Boston Cyclists Union’s very first ride – and not just another fun…

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